The Army and Economic Mobilization

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INDEX
Acceleration of derived demand, 185n
Accepted schedules of production, 61, 65, 82, 260, 439
Accountability for government property, 69, 601- 02
Accountants, wartime demand for, 244, 300, 641
Accounting control, War Department philosophy of, 299-300
Accounting problems
in company-wide settlements, 655
in Consolidated Termination Program, 652
in conversion of CPFF contracts, 304-05
in cost analysis, 319
detailed cost accounting as barrier to efficiency, 329, 333
and tax amortization, 464
Accounting systems, contractors'
and contract settlement, 637, 669
inadequacies of, 313, 328-29, 329n, 604
and progressive pricing, 332
Adjusted compensation contract, 71, 244n
Adjutant General, Office of The, 114
Administrative barriers to procurement, 67, 217 ff.
Administrative law, wartime expansion of, 313n
Advance payments, 5, 106, 224, 427
authorized by statute, 220, 226
and contract settlement, 628, 637
general account of, 674-78
illustrations of, 307-08, 352
prohibited in prewar period, 69
Advertising, for bids. See Formal advertising.
Advertising expenditures
and conventional selling prices, 341
as cost elements in procurement prices, 299, 671
Advisory Board on Tax Amortization, 460
Agricultural products, exemption from renegotiation, 340, 376
Agriculture, Department of, 78, 81, 100n, 441n, 443n
Air Force, U. S., 115
Air Transport Association of America, 97
Aircraft
priorities for, 509, 510, 521-22, 526-27, 531
procurement difficulties in prewar period, 217- 18, 245
requirements for, 125-31, passim, 140-42, 147- 48, 174-75
Aircraft industry
and DPC financing, 484
and GFM, 600n, 601
profits in, 307-09
and tax amortization, 472-73
and working capital, 679
Aircraft Resources Control Office, 148
Aircraft Scheduling Unit, 571n
Airfields, 174, 444
Alamogordo Army Air Base, 441
AlliS-Chalmers Company, 630n, 651n, 655, 655n
Allocation Classification System, 560
Allocation of facilities. See Facility allocation system.
Allocations, of materials
in prewar plans, 89-92
in World War II, 550-66, 597
Allotments of materials
under CMP, 567-96, passim
in prewar plans, 92-93
Aluminum, controls over, 550-51, 570 ff.
Aluminum Corporation of America, 651, 651n, 656n, 656-58
Aluminum industry, exemptions from renegotiation, 377-78, 484
American Bankers Association, 485n
American Bantam Company, 255-56
American Iron and Steel Institute, 90
American Petroleum Institute, 97
American Society for Testing Materials, 606
American Standards Association, 606
American Telephone and Telegraph Company, 99n
Ammunition
expenditures of, 29, 174, 203, 207
facilities for, 203, 206-07, 294-96, 437, 484, 497-500
methods of computing requirements for, 173-74, 202-08
procurement planning for, 66
requirements of, 125, 128, 140, 147
shortages of, 123-24, 156n, 206-08
small arms, calibers produced by Army, 301n
stocks, 159, 204, 205
surpluses of, 159, 205
technical difficulties in production of, 8, 28
Antiaircraft guns, in President's Objectives, 141, 142n
Appeals, contractors', of unilateral settlements, 628, 642-43
Apportionment of capacity, in prewar plans, 41-42
Apportionment of load, in prewar plans, 50, 54-55, 65
Appropriations, War Department, 119-39, passim, 208, 258, 481,484
deluge of, after Pearl Harbor, 226
great increases in, during defense period, 216, 216n, 219
inadequate, 36, 51, 61n, 64, 74
per se, not sufficient to win war, 226

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