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johnfarnworth - (2/4/2013 10:26:26 AM)
RE:M-H Tanks/Racine
Tonight we have some top MH celebrities to show. 

The four people standing by the M5 tank are L-R > EG Burgess, Jas. S Duncan, WK Hyslop and CPMilne.  These really were top board men in M-H and of course James Duncanwas the President who steered MH so succesfully through the war years.

In the second shot showing board of directors visiting the Racine Tank plant  they are
L-R > JF Lash, CW Webster, WK Hyslop, ADJ Forster, JH Gundy, HB Housser, CP Milne, James Duncan and EP Taylor.  A powerful group indeed.

I wonder what they really all thought of having to make tanks instead of tractors?  But many companies did make a lot of money making armaments as a diversion from their normal activities, and of course supplies of materials were guaranteed in strict times, whereas for normal agricultural products they had to negoitaite for raw material supplies which were often restricted