U.S. At War: Manpower Solution?

The manpower problem, basic to almost all national problems, last week was getting the attention it deserved. Frankly worried, Franklin Roosevelt called in five of his top advisers—James F. Byrnes, Bernard M. Baruch, Samuel I. Rosenman, Admiral William D. Leahy, Harry Hopkins. The five quietly grouped themselves around a White House table, tried to get 'at the facts. Their findings, when completed in a week or two, will not be made public, will go to the President.

...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!