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Wartime production achievements and the reconversion outlook. Report of the chairman, War production board, October 9, 1945.

Author: United States. War Production Board.
Publisher: [Washington], [U.S. Govt. Print. Off.], [1945]
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chairman J.A. Krug warns against complacency in mobilizing the nation for war. He suggests that we capitalize on what we've learned before the next emergency is upon us. He states that the adequacy of our preparations for mobilization of the economy may depend on the future of our nation.
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United States. War Production Board.
Wartime production achievements and the reconversion outlook.
[Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1945]
(OCoLC)581527585
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: United States. War Production Board.
OCLC Number: 20513342
Notes: Presented at its hundredth and final meeting. cf. p. iii.
Description: vi, 110 pages inc. tables, diagrams 30 x 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. General summary. Civilian well cared for --
Wartime shifts --
Government guidance --
Basic problems --
The munitions program --
Development of controls --
Cooperation. Requirements committees --
Planning for reconversion --
Demobilization of controls --
Reconversion to date --
Technological progress --
Construction and facilities --
Capital equipment industries --
Consumer durable goods industries --
Accumulated demand --
Export demand --
Potential bottlenecks --
Materials and components --
Employment prospects --
Reconversion summary : gross national product --
pt. 2. Individual problems. Construction and facilities --
Lend-lease and foreign trade --
The Atomic bomb --
Electric power --
Steel --
Copper and copper alloy products --
Aluminum --
Magnesium expansion --
Lead --
Tin --
Lumber --
Cotton broad woven goods --
Pulp and paper --
Chemicals, drugs, and allied products. Chemical nitrogen --
Industrial alcohol --
Natural and synthetic rubber --
Trucks and bus tires --
Internal combustion engines and parts --
Antifriction bearings --
Fractional horsepower electric motors --
Production of selected munitions items.

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Chairman J.A. Krug warns against complacency in mobilizing the nation for war. He suggests that we capitalize on what we've learned before the next emergency is upon us. He states that the adequacy of our preparations for mobilization of the economy may depend on the future of our nation.

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