U.S. At War: Assurance

The American invasion army in Britain was equipped down to the last possible chocolate bar, the last possible extra pair of socks.

The Army & Navy bigwigs were steadily cutting back production of all kinds of war goods. The scheduled spending for war goods had already been cut back this year by $16 billion. And last week the Navy went further, cutting back actual fighter-plane production by chopping off $180,000,000 of orders, and by telling planemakers not to try to exceed production schedules. Many men were laid off (see BUSINESS).

Nevertheless, in the...

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