Cunard Airline


In London, Cunard Steam Ship Co. Chairman Sir Percy E. Bates last week told stockholders that Cunard would be "forced" to operate transatlantic air service after the war. Ship-loving Sir Percy ruefully faced the facts: "Good passenger planes and thousands of men trained to fly them . . . promise competition from a new element."


Facts, Figures

>Emphasis in 1942 war production is shifting: from the more-of-everything goals established by the President after Pearl Harbor (60.000 planes, 45,000 tanks, etc.) to a more realistic balance enforced by today's scarcities and...

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