The U.S. people have an astoundingly uniform belief about the prospects of the war and their willingness to fight it to a finish. That was the conclusion that could be drawn last week from FORTUNE'S May survey:
> 67.8% believe the war will last more than 1½ years.
> 80.6%, though absolutely confident of winning, believe it is going to be "a very tough job."
> 70% of the public are willing to have Government 1) register all male civilians for work in defense industries "wherever they are needed," 2) "strictly ration all food...