TITLE

Capacity and Defense

PUB. DATE
February 1941
SOURCE
New Republic;2/17/41, Vol. 104 Issue 7, p237
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the armaments production in the United States. Hindrance to the success of the defense program due to lack of aluminum capacity; Importance of steel in the production of armaments; Estimates of the civilian and military steel requirements of the United States; Threat to the entire defense program due to shortages in the sections of industry now engaged in defense production; Arguments opposing an expansion of capacity, while conceding the need for higher defense production; Problem of local shortages of skilled labor in defense industries; Information on the priorities system; View that the capacity problem, like the problem of prices and labor relations, is rapidly approaching a crisis; Need for building new plants for armaments production by the government.
ACCESSION #
14704127

 

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