Meaning of War Production Board

War' Produc'tion Board"

Pronunciation: [key]
— U.S. Govt. U.S. Govt.
  1. the board (1942–45) that supervised and regulated the production and sale of matériel essential to the logistics of World War II. Abbr.: WPB, W.P.B.
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