The Army and Economic Mobilization, Volumen5

Office of the Chief of Military History, Department of the Army, 1959 - 749 páginas
An analysis of the complex tasks associated with Army procurement and economic mobilization featuring the War Department2s business relationships from prewar planning and the determination of military requirements to the settlement and liquidation of the wartime procurement effort.

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Página 380 - The net worth, with particular regard to the amount and source of public and private capital employed; 3. Extent of risk assumed, including the risk incident to reasonable pricing policies; 4. Nature and extent of contribution to the defense effort, including inventive and developmental contribution and cooperation with the Government and other contractors in supplying technical assistance; 5.
Página 141 - As we get guns to the patriots in those lands, they too will fire shots heard "round the world." This production of ours in the United States must be raised far above its present levels, even though it will mean the dislocation of the lives and occupations of millions of our own people. We must raise our sights all along the production line. Let no man say it cannot be done. It must be done — and we have undertaken to do it.
Página 38 - Her brilliant, if pitiless war industry had entered the service of patriotism and had not failed it. Under the compulsion of military necessity a ruthless autocracy was at work and rightly, even in this land at the portals of which the Statue of Liberty flashes its blinding light across the seas. They understood war.
Página 39 - War, the Assistant Secretary of War, under the direction of the Secretary of War, shall be charged with supervision of the procurement of all military supplies and other business of the War Department pertaining thereto and the assurance of adequate provision for the mobilization of material and industrial organizations essential to wartime needs.
Página 380 - In determining excessive profits favorable recognition must be given to the efficiency of the contractor or subcontractor, with particular regard to attainment of quantity and quality production, reduction of costs, and economy in the use of materials, facilities and manpower; and in addition there shall be taken into consideration the following factors: 1.
Página 380 - ... such other factors the consideration of which the public interest and fair and equitable dealing may require, which factors shall be published in the regulations of the Board from time to time as adopted. "(B) The term 'profits derived from contracts with the Departments and subcontracts...
Página 727 - Organization and Role of the Army Service Forces The Western Hemisphere The Framework of Hemisphere Defense Guarding the United States and Its Outposts The War in the Pacific The Fall of the Philippines Guadalcanal: The First Offensive Victory in Papua CARTWHEEL: The Reduction of Rabaul Seizure of the Gilberts and Marshalls Campaign in the Marianas The Approach to the Philippines Leyte: The Return to the Philippines Triumph in the Philippines Okinawa: The Last Battle Strategy and Command: The First...
Página 78 - ... corresponding authority. His personal leadership must make itself felt forcibly and instantaneously from the seat of government in Washington to the remotest hamlet of the country. A smooth-working organization, specially designed for the unusual and emergency tasks that will develop, is essential. It is evident that the existing Cabinet departments are not adaptable to the performance of these duties.
Página 355 - In subsection (a) (7). (3) In the case of a contractor or subcontractor who produces or acquires the product of a mine, oil or gas well, or other mineral or natural deposit, or timber, and processes, refines, or treats such a product to and beyond the first form or state suitable for Industrial use...
Página 728 - Construction in the United States The Medical Department: Hospitalization and Evacuation; Zone of Interior The Medical Department: Medical Service in the Mediterranean and Minor Theaters The Ordnance Department: Planning Munitions for War The Ordnance Department: Procurement and Supply The Ordnance Department: On Beachhead and Battlefront The Quartermaster Corps: Organization, Supply, and Services, Volume I The Quartermaster Corps: Organization, Supply, and Services, Volume II The Quartermaster Corps:...

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