ARMAMENT: Busy Signal

Into the top operational job of expediting U.S. war production this week moved big, genial William Henry Harrison, 58, president of International Telephone & Telegraph Corp. As boss of the newly created National Production Authority, Harrison* has the massive job of determining, through priorities and allocations, who shall get what and how much of strategic and scarce materials, and what cuts shall be made in civilian production.

Harrison, who was unofficially named for his job four weeks ago, had no sooner been sworn in this week as administrator than he began preparing his first two orders: 1) a basic priority...

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