The High Cost of Battleships

February 1942
New Republic;2/2/42, Vol. 106 Issue 5, p135
Presents information on the report by the House Naval Affairs Committee on profiteering in naval contracts. Discussion of voluntary offers of refunds of several million dollars by Bethlehem Steel Co. and by several repair yards in the report; Reveal of a strong anti-union bias; Discussion on the huge war chests of unions of shipyard workers; Wages in the shipyards; Reference to the article on the high cost of battleships, published in the January 6, 1941 issue.


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