The Far Eastern crisis of 1931-1932: Stimson, Hoover, and the armed services, by M. D. Reagan.--The helium controversy, by M. D. Reagan.--Birth and death of the M-Day plan, by A. A. Blum.--Aid to Russia: the first year, by M. D. Bernstein and F. L. Loewheim.--The United States Fleet: diplomacy, strategy, and the allocation of ships (1940-1941), by R.J. Quinlan.--The Italian Armistice, by R. J. Quinlan.--Directives for the occupation of Germany: the Washington controversy, by P. Y. Hammond.--Super carrrs and B-36 bombers: appropriations, strategy, and politics, by P. Y. Hammond.--To the Yalu and back, by M. Lichterman.--The American decision to rearm Germany, by L. W. Martin.--Bases in Spain, by T. J. Lowl.