Arsenal of World War II : the Political Economy of American Warfare, 1940-1945. 9780700626571, 0700626573

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Arsenal of World War II : the Political Economy of American Warfare, 1940-1945.
 9780700626571, 0700626573

Table of contents :
Cover
Title Page
Copyright Page
Table of Contents
Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introduction
Part One-National Defense Advisory Commission
1. Origins, Structure, and Staffing of the NDAC
2. The Military and Economic Mobilization
3. The NDAC in Operation
Part Two-The Office of Production Management and the Supply Priorities and Allocations Board
4. Structure and Staffing of OPM, OPACS, and SPAB
5. The Military and OPM
6. OPM, OPACS, and the Struggle to Expand Production
7. OPM's Labor, Purchases, and Priorities Divisions and SPAB. Part Three-The War Production Board, 1942-19458. WPB: Organization and Staffing
9. The Armed Services' Material Organization for World War II
10. National and International Mobilization Agencies
11. Converting and Expanding Industry, 1942
12. Refining WPB Economic Controls, 1942
13. The WPB at Flood Tide, 1943-1944
14. Organized Labor in a Mobilized Economy, 1940-1945: Labor Supply
15. Organized Labor in a Mobilized Economy, 1940-1945: Labor Relations
16. Economic Stabilization
17. Reconversion
18. Mobilizing the World War II Economy
Notes
Bibliographical Essay
Index
Back Cover.

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