ASF Commanding General Brehon Somervell speaking about the problem of substitution and conversion in the United States.
United States USA Date:1945 Duration:3 min 22 sec Sound:Yes
Production of supplies for soldiers in the European Theater during World War II. Commanding General of Army Service Forces( ASF ) Brehon B. Somervell seated at a desk in his office in the United States. He explains the serious problem of substitution and conversion and what is being done by American science to meet these needs. Ordnance insignia. Interior of an office. An officer and a draftsman examine a machine gun. Exhibit of uniforms for soldiers and nurses. Miniature tents and kitchen equipment. An officer and executives from a rubber concern check synthetic rubber. Radio engineers at work in front of equipment checking new type equipment. Chemical warfare officers at work. A soldier with a new plastic gas mask comes out of a room. Medical industry leaders around a conference table. A man places a paper in a suggestion box.
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