Army & Navy - Lessons of Combat (Cont'd)


"The changing needs of war come along and show that we do not need any more of a certain weapon, but on the other hand we need far more than we had originally estimated of another weapon. . . ."

In this frank statement from Under Secretary of War Robert P. Patterson, the House Military Affairs Committee learned last week that production of arms is undergoing a vast change, because of the shifting tactical requirements of a worldwide war. Nobody knows better than the War Department's production executive that some weapons outlive their...

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