U.S. At War: Patterns

The U.S. adjusted itself steadily to wartime. Some of the adjustments:

Nipples. Babies must still be fed. WPB decided to allow some of its rubber hoard to be used for nipples. But smaller nipples.

Stop Salvage. Zealous patriots, spurred on by Government salvage campaigns, have buried paper mills and junk collectors in wastepaper. Lack of further storage space made Lessing Rosenwald, chief WPB junkman, cry "uncle" last week. He begged collectors to hold their paper.

Nightshirts. WPB had already cut an inch and a half off men's shirttails, had forbidden pockets and pointed collars, to...

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