Before Pearl Harbor, ninety-eight percent of our rubber came from Far East. This great source of supply has been cut off as the Malayas, Netherlands, East Indies, Ceylon and other East Indian sources fell, one by one, into Japanese hands. Japan, grasping for world control, hopes to gain it largely through control of the world's rubber supply. Rubber is one of the stakes--and one of the mightiest weapons of modern war
Actual size of negative is B (approximately 5 x 7 inches).
Caption card lists some of the printing history for image.
Title and other information from caption card.
Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
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Film copy on SIS roll 36, frame 142.