The Struggle for More Steel

Straight, Michael
June 1941
New Republic;6/16/41, Vol. 104 Issue 24, p814
Focuses on events and happenings associated with the agreement between Office of Personal Management (OPM) officials and steel representatives in which it was decided that 10,000,000 tons of new steel capacity will be built to aid Great Britain in its war effort against the Nazis. Assertion of the young men from the U.S. that defense requirements do not require slashing of life standards as quoted by OPM; Account of shortages associated with the production of steel, an essential component of naval expansion since the inception of U.S. war effort; Misconceptions associated with the report given by U.S. Steel Consultant Gano Dunn of the state of the U.S. steel industry.


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