Munitions Industry

Munitions Industry : Report on Government Manufacture of Munitions by the Special Committee on Investigation of the Munitions Industry, United States Senate, Pursuant to S. Res. 206 (73d Congress) (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Munitions Industry: Report on Government Manufacture of Munitions by the Special Committee on Investigation of the Munitions Industry, United States Senate, Pursuant to S. Res. 206 (73d Congress) Introductory statement Considerations of policy I. The relation between peacetime and wartime profits II. Difficulties of regulation in peacetime and wartime Agreements on naval bidding Excessive profits Prices increased with big Navy Navy yards as yardsticks The Navy's dependence on private yards Influence and lobbying of shipbuilders Attempts to limit profits Wartime attitude of shipbuilders Wartime costs, profits, and taxes III. Question of extent of plant necessary for wartime needs IV. Naval shipbuilding costs A. Navy Department figures B. Interstate Commerce Commission figures V. Cost of adequate naval facilities Adopted annual building program Total estimated cost to put five Government shipbuilding ways in condition to take a battleship Construction of new ways for battleships, cruisers, destroyers. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243151438
  • 9780243151431