If Dollars Will Do It

If money and equipment were all that is needed to win World War II, the U.S. last week would have had the war wrapped up and salted away.

The House unanimously passed (352-0) a $43 billion Army appropriation bill for 1943, largest appropriation measure on record in any country. The largest single item ($11 billion) was for the Air Forces. The bill brought total U.S. military appropriations for World War II to a colossal $205 billion—$51billion more than the Government spent for all activities (including five other wars) from 1789 to 1940. Said New York's Republican Representative John Taber,...

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