Little Man, Mark Time

July 1942
New Republic;7/20/42, Vol. 107 Issue 3, p73
Focuses on the insistence on the owners of small machine shops by the War Production Board, to contribute in the production effort. Organization of small machine shops in three counties by the Shenadoah Valley Defense Co-operative in Virginia, for the production of war materials. Exceptions to the policy of concentrating war work in a comparatively few big plants; Discovery by a correspondent of the journal, Andrew H. Older that the tools and machinists at the three counties were idle 90 percent of the time.


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