The Organization and Role of the Army Service Forces, Volume 1

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Office of the Chief of Military History, Department of the Army, 1954 - World War, 1939-1945 - 494 pages

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Page 197 - ... policies for unifying, in time of war, the activities of Federal agencies and departments engaged in or concerned with production, procurement, distribution, or transportation of military or civilian supplies, materials, and products...
Page 59 - Henry L. Stimson and McGeorge Bundy, On Active Service in Peace and War (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1948); while the strongly anti-Stimson view taken by Richard N.
Page 197 - Nation's manpower in the event of war; (2) programs for the effective use in time of war of the Nation's natural and industrial resources for military and civilian needs, for the maintenance and stabilization of the civilian economy in time of war, and for the adjustment of such economy to war needs and conditions...
Page 197 - Conference and formulate these solutions. I am appointing you chairman of the committee from the Federal Government. Other members are the Secretary of the Treasury, the Attorney General, the Under Secretary of War, the Assistant Secretary of the Navy, the Chairman of the War Production Board, the Director of the Office of Price Administration, the Director of the Office of Defense Transportation, and the Chairman of the War Manpower Commission.
Page 186 - The United States at War: Development and Administration of the War Program by the Federal Government. Prepared under the auspices of the Committee of Records of War Administration by the War Records Section, Bureau of the Budget. Washington, US Government Printing Office, 1947.
Page 350 - These two functions of staff and command although vested in a single individual are separate and distinct in that each involves different responsibilities and duties, and the exercise of one should not be confused or permitted to interfere with the exercise of the other.
Page 291 - Following telephone information from your office that you were unable to issue carbon disulphide for use in this office in ant control, and following receipt of your letter listing insect repellents furnished by your office— request was made of quartermaster for carbon disulphide for use by this office in ant control. We were informed by Quartermaster that they could only issue such preparation if the ant to be exterminated was in the building. If it was outside the building, the issuance of such...
Page 52 - Robert E. Sherwood, Roosevelt and Hopkins: An Intimate History (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1948), p.
Page 98 - The Military Intelligence Division, known as G-2, is concerned with those duties of the War Department General Staff which relate to the collection of military information, estimation of its value, and the distribution of knowledge gained from it.
Page 150 - ... should be initiated immediately. While it has long been recognized that such direction in time of war is a function of the President, acting under the authority accorded him by the Constitution and by the Congress, it is obvious that the magnitude and emergency nature of the task require the services of an adequate organizational set-up to which this responsibility may be delegated. It is contemplated that such a set-up will be manned by qualified civilians chosen by the President. Appropriate...

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