Mobilization, what Should be Done? what Can be Done?: Proceedings Based on the Fourth Annual Mobilization Conference, May 16-17, 1985

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Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University, 1985 - Всего страниц: 356

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Стр. 58 - Hon. CLIFFORD P. CASE, US Senate, Washington, DC DEAR SENATOR CASE: I appreciate your inquiry into the policy considerations which led to my decision in 1954 to establish new longterm policies applying to stockpiling. You will recall that, when we became involved in World War II, our lack of an adequate stockpile of strategic and critical materials gravely impeded our military operations. We were therefore forced into costly and disruptive expansion programs. The Nation was compelled to divert, at...
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Стр. 302 - ... committees will further assist the Facilities Division. Commodities Division. — It is contemplated that the Commodities Division, through the Commodity Sections into which it should be subdivided, will be concerned with assurance of the availability of materials indispensable for the production essential to meet the requirements of the armed forces and the civilian population. To accomplish this mission, it must ascertain the aggregate requirements for each commodity and ascertain potential...
Стр. 58 - ... and critical materials. The Nation's investment in these stockpiles is comparable to the investment made in any insurance policy. If an emergency does not arise, there are always those who can consider the investment a waste. If, however, the investment had not been made and the emergency did arise, these same persons would bemoan, and properly so, the lack of foresight on the part of those charged with the security of the United States. I firmly rejected the policy of too-little, too-late stockpiling.

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