Production of War Materials

Archive Report


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Richard M. Boeckel, Editor

Progress of Defense Production to Date

One year after appointment of the National Defense Advisory Commission, mass production of war materials in the United States is just beginning to get under way on a scale which promises eventually to surpass the military production of the European belligerents. The office for Emergency Management reported on May 25 that authorized and proposed expenditures for defense had reached $39,177,800,000 in mid-March, in addition to which Great Britain had placed orders in this country amounting to $3,511,000,000. Plans are now ...

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