ENV S 173 Lecture 11-9

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ENV S 173 Lecture 11-9 World War I I and the Environment Rome, Berlin, Tokyo Axis - 1940 Tokyo joined Germany, U.S. opposed the Axis, Pearl Harbor - U.S. became actively involved after the bombing, Dec 1941, declared war on Japan which in return meant war for anyone in the Axis, War Production Board - 1942, Roosevelt set this up, given wide ranging authority to promote the war domestically, mandatory metal rationing, woman couldn’t wear nylons in WWII because It was used to make parachutes, 30 mph speed limits to save gas, food/meat/anything used in the war was rationed, forced companies who made cars to make weapons of war/jeeps/planes/tanks, war was perceived as world domination if Axis took over, military spending in WWII ended the great depression, women entered workforce in huge numbers (36% of labor force), Camp Pendleton - One of the 15 new bases built in California during WWII, 1942, US Marine Corps bought and developed Camp Pendleton, marines would train to take
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