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Development of the reconversion policies of the War Production Board

U.S. War Production Board.

Development of the reconversion policies of the War Production Board

April 1943 to January 1945 ...

by U.S. War Production Board.

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Published in [Washington .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesHistorical reports on war administration. War Production Board. Special study, No. 15
ContributionsU.S. Demobilization, Bureau of
The Physical Object
Pagination[viii], 181 p.
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16723981M

Reconversion from military to civilian production had been an issue as early as , when WPB Chairman Nelson began pushing to scale back war production in favor of renewed civilian production. The military’s opposition to Nelson had contributed to the accession by James Byrnes and the OWM to the paramount spot in the war-production bureaucracy.   After the war, reconversion to civilian industry, mostly carried out after FDR's death in April , occurred more abruptly. But it was not without a measure of planning. To an important degree, the Cold War served as an economic stimulus as World War .

APPENDIX 1. Joint Contract Board's statement of policy on termination financing APPENDIX 2. Joint Board's statement of policy as to removal and disposition of property in connection with contract termination APPENDIX 3. Summary of roles .   This is an excellent book on the industrial mobilization of the US economy in World War II. It especially describes the sometimes tense relationships between private industrial companies and government regulators, the War Production Board (WPB), the Office of Price Administration (OPA), and program managers in the Army, Navy, and the Maritime Commission.

Minutes, Council of the Office of Production Management, Decem Janu Minutes, Planning Committee of the War Production Board, Febru April 1, Minutes, Supply and Allocations Board, September 2, Janu Chapter 26 Quiz Flash Cards for Cenage Advantage Book: Liberty, Equality, Power. Sixth Edition Chapter 26 Quiz Flash Cards for Cenage Advantage Book: Liberty, Equality, Power. Sixth Edition study guide by Jesxse includes 82 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more. Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades.


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Development of the reconversion policies of the War Production Board by U.S. War Production Board. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Development of the reconversion policies of the War Production Board, April to January by J. Carlyle Sitterson (Book) The role of the Office of Civilian Requirements in the Office of Production Management and War Production Board, January to November by Drummond Jones (Book).

This is essential to the war production that continues and to the development of a healthy national economy. You and I have agreed that the War Production Board can and should play an important role in reconversion. In order to help industry to obtain unprecedented civilian production it is necessary, as you have suggested, for the War.

Books Development of the reconversion policies of the War Production Board April to January Status of steel expansion program: 10, ton increase in capacity --Report on activities and policies.

--Portland cement (permissible shipping areas) --Report of the Office of Civilian Requirements. --Shipments of controlled materials in the second quarter, --Alphabetical listing of major war supply contracts. Development of the Reconversion Policies of the War Production Board, April I to January i ("Historical Reports on War Administra-tion, War Production Board," No.

) Wash-ington, D.C., I Pp. i United States Civilian Production Administration. Truck Production and Distribution Policies of the War Production Board and Predecessor.

During World War II the War Production Board (WPB) was granted supreme authority to direct procurement of materials and industrial production programs. Established by Executive Order on Januthe WPB replaced the Supply Priorities and Allocation Board as well as the Office of Production Management.

(Record Group ) (Bulk ) Overview of Records Locations Table of Contents Administrative History Records of the War Production Board (Bulk ) Policy records Minutes and transcripts of proceedings Orders and regulations Reports, special studies, and reference files Miscellaneous.

Sitterson, "Development of the Reconversion Policies of the War Production Board, April to January " (Special Study No.

15, Marchlithoprinted, Pp. ); Virginia Turrell, "Alcohol Policies of the War Production Board and Predecessor Agencies, May to January " (Special Study No. 16, March Mr Nelson restated his view that the War Production Board's scheduling of production was restricted to war and that such action during reconversion would be of "great violence to our system of free enterprise." War Production Board Press Release WPB, December 1, Munitions production scheduled as of May 1,and that.

SITTERSON, J. CARLYLE. Aircraft Production Policies under the National Defense Ad-visory Commission and Office of Produc-tion Management. Washington: War Production Board, No price. Development of the Reconversion Policies of the War Production Board, April to January Pp. Washing-ton: Civilian Production.

United States. War Production Board. Production, wartime achievements and the reconversion outlook. [Washington] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Julius A Krug; United States. War Production Board.

The Removal of War Production Board Controls on Business, * Er Inter-agency argument within the government and indecision and dis-agreement among businessmen over the demobilization of America's wartime economic controls are considered in this study of government-business relations.

Only in recent decades have scholars recognized that. Planning the Reconversion of Industry: Lifting Controls: The Fight Against Inflation: Reconversion and Demobilization of the Executive Establishment: XVI.

Assaying the Record: Development of Policy: Programming for War: Execution of the Program: APPENDICES; I. The War Agencies of the Executive. The Online Books Page. Online Books by.

United States War Production Board (United States. War Production Board) A Wikipedia article about this author is available. United States. War Production Board: Alphabetical Listing of Major War Supply Contracts, Cumulative Through February (4 declassified volumes in 2; ) (page images at HathiTrust) Help with.

Contents: Mobilization activities before Pearl Harbor day; education for mobilization; interwar planning for industrial mobilization; mobilizing for war: ; the war production board; the controlled materials plan; the office of war mobilization & reconversion; U.S.

production in World War II; balancing military & civilian needs; overcoming raw material scarcities; maritime. The War Production Board (WPB) was an agency of the United States government that supervised war production during World War ent Franklin D.

Roosevelt established it in Januarywith Executive Order The WPB replaced the Supply Priorities and Allocation Board and the Office of Production Management.

The WPB directed conversion of industries from peacetime work to war. War production cutbacks of $ billion monthly ($30 billion annual rate) were announced, Aug.

16, by the War Production Board. More than one-third of the total cancellations were of orders for fighting equipment turned out by the country's automotive plants. Prepared under the supervision of James W. Fesler, War Production Board Historian. Prepared under the supervision of James W.

Fesler, War Production Board Historian Development of the reconversion policies of the War Production Board April to January Books. Get this from a library. Wartime production achievements and the reconversion outlook.

Report of the chairman, War Production Board, October, [United States. War Production Board.]. Get this from a library. Wartime production achievements and the reconversion outlook. Report of the chairman, War production board, October 9, [United States.

War Production Board.] -- Chairman J.A. Krug warns against complacency in mobilizing the nation for war. He suggests that we capitalize on what we've learned before the next emergency is upon us.

to be worked out by the Armed Services with the War Production Board. Transition from a war economy to that of peace is not easy; nothing worth while is. In our reconversion we shall try, as this country always does, to cure the things that caused us worry and to strengthen the good; to hold to the proven but be ready to test the new.

That is.Development of the reconversion policies of the War Production Board, April to January [Washington]. Reconstruction ()--United States; United States.

War Production Board; World War, Economic Aspects--United States.The War Production Board was part of a larger effort to convert American industry to the production of war materials.

Yalta Agreement (p. ) Agreement negotiated at the Yalta Conference by Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin about the fate of postwar eastern Europe.