ARMY: Good Old Ordnance

> The Army Ordnance Department announced that U.S. machine-gun production had increased 460% in a twelvemonth; of ten plants assigned to machine-gun manufacture, all are in operation.

> In Philadelphia, train-building Edward G. Budd Manufacturing Co. turned out its millionth aerial bomb. > In Detroit, where Ford and General Motors are getting ready to join Chrysler in producing tanks, the national production rate (now about 25 a day) is expected to reach 100 a day by spring.

From such signs as these any citizen could well conclude that Ordnance was doing a bang-up job. Yet in the rat-runs...

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