The Race Against Hitler

January 1941
New Republic;1/20/41, Vol. 104 Issue 3, p73
Focuses on the American armament effort and its giving of adequate supplies to Great Britain. Bottlenecks in the American armament effort; Report that with an military appropriation and amount for lease-lend scheme to help Great Britain, it will amount to one-sixth of the U.S. national income; Report that Germany spends one-half her national income on war, plus enormous amounts from the conquered countries of Europe; View that the U.S. seem to be recapitulating all of Great Britain's mistakes; View that the U.S. Government should immediately send a committee of experts to Great Britain to learn how she has managed to increase her output so far beyond the American level.


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