Industrial Mobilization

Archive Report

Advance Preparation for M-Day, World War III

Modern Reliance on Industry for Fighting Power

An overall plan for rapid mobilization of the country's resources to back the land, sea and air arms in the event of another war is now nearing completion at Washington. It will set forth in broad outline the steps to be taken on M-Day to put the national economy on a war footing. The mobilization plan is now scheduled for publication in November. It will be buttressed by numerous appendices giving the detailed application of the plan to men, machines and materials, but these will be kept “top secret” so far as the general public is concerned.

World War II demonstrated that exertion of the country's maximum effort in any future war will ...

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