U.S. At War: No Nothing

From A for Access-Panels to W for Work-Benches, the U.S. was stripped clean of its iron & steel. WPB issued its most sweeping curtailment order yet, banning use of the metal after August for practically every civilian use under the sun —more than 400 items in all.

Said WPB: no more asparagus tongs, beer mugs, bird cages, butter knives, cash registers, cigaret lighters, cocktail shakers, compacts, corn poppers; no more flagpoles, hair curlers, knitting needles, lobster forks, pie plates; no more roller skates, spittoons, toolboxes, wastebaskets or weatherstripping; no more nothing. Only...

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