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Organization, functions and records of the War Shipping Administration during World War II

by Homer L. Calkin

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Published by National Security Resources Board, General Research and Reports Division, Records Service and Management Branch in [ ] .
Written in English


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Statementcompiled by Homer L. Calkin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 82/1587
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. ; 27 cm.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3090339M
LC Control Number82192890

The following excerpts thoroughly document how capitalists really acted during the Second World War. Behind the patriotic propaganda that encouraged the working class to slaughter each other in the interests of competing national interests, international capital quietly kept the commodity circuits flowing and profits growing across all borders. During the two decades between the end of World War I and the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, the United States withdrew into a strong protective shell consisting of isolationist, protectionist, and nativist sentiments. This urge to remain aloof from foreign entanglements had a decidedly adverse affect on the U.S. military, particularly the Army.

When Russia entered World War II, this organization became, in effect, a system of factories for collecting and preserving blood and delivering it to the front as it was needed. About 2, persons a day gave blood in Moscow, about the same number who donated at the two blood centers in New York. Over the years, Anthony became an authority on the Japanese merchant marine. During World War II, the Navy ordered Anthony to command a unit of the Pacific Fleet that concentrated on breaking the codes for the Japanese merchant fleet--which permitted U.S. submarines to decimate the Japanese merchant fleet during the war. Richard A. Arrighi.

65) The OPA’s primary objective was to curb inflation and, in that regard, it was fairly successful. Cohen writes, “in contrast to an inflation rate of 62 percent in World War I, prices rose less than 8 percent during the last two years of World War II, and Cited by:   Military wives founded this organization in as they witnessed, first-hand, the effects of war on spouses and their families. The group's mission is Author: Susan Caminiti.


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