Business: EDB Swings into Action

A reshuffled Economic Defense Board, now to be named the Board of Economic Warfare, got ready for action just in time. With a new personnel of 750, last week it began waging silent warfare throughout the world. Its jobs: 1) to keep supplies, whether the democracies need them or not, away from the Axis; 2) to assure maximum supplies to the shortage-ridden U.S., her allies and her southern neighbors, distributing them where they will do the most good.

At EDB's request, SPAB last week approved the allocation of 218,000 metric tons of scarce U.S....

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