CANADA: No. 4

Canada ranks fourth in the production of war materials, surpassed only by the U.S., Russia and Great Britain. Proud of that position and its record of 70% of its production shipped to allies, Munitions Minister C. D. Howe reported last week that Canada now has a weekly production of: 80 airplanes, 4,000 motor vehicles, 450 fighting vehicles, six escort, cargo or patrol vessels, 940 heavy guns, 13,000 small weapons, 525,000 rounds of heavy ammunition, 25,000,000 rounds of small-arms ammunition, 10,000 tons of chemicals and explosives, $4,000,000 worth of instrument and communications equipment.

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