Battlefronts are Safer

> War workers killed by traffic since Pearl Harbor: 22,500.

> U.S. war dead on all fronts: 16,913.

Police chiefs, convening in Detroit, were told that gas and tire shortages have cut the nation's staggering traffic toll only by about one-third. Total U.S. traffic deaths in the past 21 months: 40,000 (in the 21 months before Pearl Harbor: about 64,000). Injured: 1,400,000 (100,000 permanently).


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