RUSC Christmas Radio Station
Alaska Under Arms

Alaska Under Arms

Broadcast: November 16, 1942
Added: Nov 19 2015

Four or five hundred years ago, when the world was much smaller, they used to say "when Spain moves, the world trembles." Today, in the hour of the long range bomber, the center of gravity has shifted. It's important these days to remember what was said by America's great prophet of aviation, General Billy Mitchell, "I believe that in the future, whoever holds Alaska will hold the world. I think it is the most important strategic place in the world."