Little by little the U.S. was readjusting its war machine, converting itself toward peace.
>Last week the Army told L. C. Smith & Corona Typewriters, Inc. to stop turning out Springfield rifles and go back to making typewriters. Reason: the Army is now getting enough Garand rifles.
>The Army also returned to civilian life surplus officers over 45 "in certain categories."
>The Army began issuing eagle-winged plastic lapel buttons to men & women with honorable discharges.
>Sunday shifts in all U.S. shipyards will stop Jan. 1, because merchant-ship production (20 million tons a year) is already...