Liquor Supply and Control

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Wartime Supply, Demand, Prices and Taxes

Halt to Liquor Production for War Alcohol

During the present year American liquor distilleries are turning out some 250 million gallons of 190-proof alcohol for use in the manufacture of synthetic rubber and smokeless powder—instead of 160 million gallons of whiskey and other hard liquors. All distilleries were diverted exclusively to war production by order of the War Production Board on October 18, 1942. The results of a year of this ...

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