War Efforts

Said one elder statesman in Washington last week: "When the Japs land in San Francisco, there will be a real shake-up." Meanwhile the war effort pooped and boggled along. Washington was gloomy over defeats in the field, and wretched over its own confusion. The press was angry. Things that happened:

> WPBoss Donald Nelson finally announced the establishment of 24 industry committees, designed to make each industry's gears mesh with the war effort, picked 24 industry chiefs. Elder Statesman Bernard Baruch and many other experts had urged this for nearly two years.

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