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Baruch, Bernard M. (1870-1965) Report on war and post-war adjustment policies

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01592.01 Author/Creator: Baruch, Bernard M. (1870-1965) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Book signed Date: 15 February 1944 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Co-authored with John M. Hancock. Report on how best to demobilize soldiers and civilians after World War II, and return them to work. Also discusses how to return the government's workforce to peacetime leadership. Commissioned by James F. Byrnes, Director, Office of War Mobilization. Bound in blue cloth. Signed on free front endpaper by both authors. Printed, U.S. G.P.O.

People: Baruch, Bernard M., 1870-1965.
Hancock, John M., fl. 1944.
Byrnes, James F., 1879-1972.

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Keywords/Subjects: Government and Civics, Economics, Military History, World War II, Industry

Sub Era: World War II