TRANSITION: V-E Day for Industry

When the Battle of the Bulge knocked all reconversion plans galley-west, WPB's "spot authorization" plan for civilian pro duction was one of the casualties. The plan, which had started up a trickle of new civilian goods, was summarily choked off by the Army demands. Last week, WPB decided that the time had come to put the spot plan into full operation again. This meant that, as fast as plants finish up their war contracts, they can get into produc tion on a limited number of civilian goods.

The resurrection of the plan was only a part of the great step...

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