Army & Navy And Civilian Defense - Facts & Figures, Jul. 6, 1942

In House hearings on the $43 billion Army bill, members heard that:

> For war production the U.S. will need probably 20,000,000 women in industry. Of the 13,000,000 U.S. women now gainfully employed, 1,500,000 are in war industry.

> To feed the Army in fiscal 1943 will cost $1,270,240,000—63.86¢ a head daily.

> By mass-production methods, manufacturers have already been able to turn $240,000,000 back to the Army.

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