Army & Navy And Civilian Defense - Program Without Peak

The U.S. and Great Britain agreed this week on a joint production program. The U.S. will concentrate on long-range bombers and ships, Britain will build fighter aircraft. Both countries will produce identical tanks, standardized munitions.

This standardization was long expected and much needed. Details were worked out by owlish WPBoss Donald Nelson and aristocratic, mustachioed Captain Oliver Lyttelton, British Minister of Production, who will probably head a permanent Joint Production Board.

On a whirlwind tour of U.S. war plants, suave Captain Lyttelton told reporters that Britain's production was now in sight of its limit. For the U.S., he said with pleased amazement,...

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