The U.S. At War, Away With Butter!

The primary military strategy of the U.S. in World War II is to produce enough arms eventually to equip something like 7,500,000 American soldiers, 5,700,000 British, the almost innumerable Russians, 80,000 Dutch and uncountable Chinese.

In Washington the percussion cap of war dynamited the last tag end of the guns-v.-butter argument. In any case, that argument had long since become only a differing about degree. One group had been insisting on all-out expansion; the other group contended that the present plan was big enough—bigger, in fact, than the U.S. could take. This...

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