KLAUS KNORR ON WAR POTENTIAL: A BRIEF REVIEW,
RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF
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Professor Knorr finds contemporary relevance in the notion of mobilizable war potential, and devotes ninety-odd per cent of his pages to the case, typified by World War II, in which a nation has an opportunity to mobilize its strength fully after hostilities have begun. He deals lucidly and sensibly with this contingency, and can justly claim achievement of his objective 1 a synthesis of the extensive postWorld War II literature on economic mobilization which 2 incorporates political and sociological insights bearing upon the will and the ability to organize for fighting.