Production: Not Proved Adequate

The Navy moved in on Brewster Aeronautical Corp. last week, seized Brewster's two plants in Long Island City (where it manufactures dive-bomber parts), its big, new, final assembly plant in Johnsville, Pa. (where it is supposed to be zipping out finished planes) and its plant at Newark Airport (where it makes wingtip floats and other gear for Consolidated Catalina Flying Boats). Brewster was the fifth U.S. firm to be seized by the Government since war began in Europe.*

The others had all been taken over in the midst of their labor wrangles,...

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