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Rubber Shortage and Rubber Conservation
Confusion Over Need for Husbanding Rubber Supplies
Conquest by Japan last winter of Malaya and the Netherlands Indies deprived the United States, just as it was embarking on the greatest war effort in its history, of the source of 98 per cent of its supply of rubber—a material vital to the prosecution of modern warfare and essential to the efficient functioning of the nation's economy. Despite the indubitable fact that the country ...