TRANSITION: Secret Out

U.S. industry was let in last week on a WPB secret. Vice Chairman Charles Wilson told the Automobile Labor Advisory Committee that when Germany surrenders, WPB will divert 35% of U.S. war facilities to civilian manufacture. At the present rate, this will mean a cutback of $25,000,000,000 in war production, will reduce war output to about $46,000,000,000 annually.

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