WAR EFFORT: Overdose

To defeat Hitler may take so much of U.S. raw materials that it may not be possible for the economy to supply the essential needs of the civilian population, let alone their wants.

Years of threats, appeals, persuasions by advertising men had almost convinced the U.S. citizen that he had halitosis, dandruff, fallen arches, falling hair, worn-out furniture, out-of-date bathrooms, obsolete washing machines and ineffective tooth paste in his inferior home, at his side an inferior wife whose hands were dishpan-red, whose linen was tattletale-grey, and who would be left in want when he was run over by a car...

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