U.S. At War: Manpower, Unlimited

The U.S. prepared to mobilize for total war. This meant manpower-and woman-power; every man, woman, youth and maid, of every race, color and creed who is not lame or halt or blind. The move was one of potentially vast scope: it meant, if carried all the way through, a shake-up of U.S. life so deep, so wide, so far-reaching it could not yet be grasped. It might take another year or more of total war to bring the earthquake shock full home.

To start the great job, the President created a War Manpower Commission....

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