"The revulsion against war ...
will be an almost insuperable obstacle for us to overcome.
For that reason, I am convinced that we must begin now
to set the machinery in motion for a permanent wartime economy."
Charles E. Wilson
(1886-1972) President of General Electric (1940-42, 1945-50), head of the Office of Defense Mobilization in 1951, US Secretary of Defense (1953-57)
internal memo, 1944
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