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The U.S. was in the grip of a war-production slump last week that had the War Department thoroughly alarmed.

Once again the brass hats considered ask ing Congress for a National Service Act to compel men to work in vital industries.

Lieut. General Brehon Somervell, chief of the Army Service Forces, said he was getting urgent requests from Generals Eisenhower, Clark and MacArthur for more & more weapons and equipment. He said he could not begin to fill some of the orders. Reason : the manpower trouble had brought acute shortages in eleven vital...

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