U.S. At War: Who Can't?

Americans were sick & tired of the word can't. They had heard it over & over: monotonous and nerve-jangling as a broken phonograph record: we can't attack until 1943; we can't get help to China; we can't open a second front; we can't get the raw materials.

Americans had listened patiently to the learned arguments of the can't-do-it experts. But now, at long last, millions of them were rebelling against the pessimists.

Center of the revolution was big, bald Engineer Henry J. Kaiser, whose motto has always been: Who can't? Kaiser had gone to Washington...

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