Truman v. a Giant

The Truman war-watchdog committee exploded in a new report, this time on a half-dozen phases of U.S. aircraft production, with a special shelling reserved for Curtiss-Wright Corp., second largest U.S. war contractor (first: General Motors).

Blow One. On a flat greensward near Cincinnati sprawls the immense Lockland factory of Wright Aeronautical Corp., hailed in 1941 as the largest single-storied industrial plant in the world. The Truman Committee sniffed trouble there last January, reported it to Wright and the Army Air Forces. After four months, while Wright and the AAF found little wrong,...

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