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The Battle for RDX Production

Colin F. Baxter

in The Secret History of RDX: The Super-Explosive that Helped Win World War II

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175287
eISBN:
9780813175294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175287.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

The Bachmann “combination” process was a breakthrough toward large-scale production of RDX. The spectacular achievement of Tennessee Eastman Company in developing a continuous method of RDX ... More


In the Wake of Pearl Harbor

Ronald W. Schatz

in The Labor Board Crew: Remaking Worker-Employer Relations from Pearl Harbor to the Reagan Era

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043628
eISBN:
9780252052507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043628.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In January 1942, President Roosevelt set up the National War Labor Board to reduce strikes, control wage inflation, develop national policies for union-management relations, and resolve disputes ... More


The Labor Board Crew: Remaking Worker-Employer Relations from Pearl Harbor to the Reagan Era

Ronald W. Schatz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043628
eISBN:
9780252052507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043628.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Ronald W. Schatz tells the story of the team of young economists and lawyers recruited to the National War Labor Board to resolve union-management conflicts during the Second World War. The crew ... More


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