GOVERNMENT: Home Front

Donald Marr Nelson chose a new vice chairman for WPB last week and thereby underlined one of the biggest unsolved war problems now facing the nation. The new WPBureaucrat: short, sharp-eyed Arthur Dare Whiteside, president of credit-raters Dun & Bradstreet. His backbreaking job: to see that U.S. civilians are supplied with enough really essential goods and services so that war production does not suffer.

Keep the Home Fires Burning. Many historians agree that Germany was not defeated militarily in World War I until her home front began to collapse; and that the...

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