Bernard Baruch


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Baruch, Bernard M.

Baruch, Bernard M. (1870–1965)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Military History

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(1870–1965), financier and political adviser.

In matters of war and national security, Baruch was a major administrator during

War Industries Board

War Industries Board  

A committee created before World War I whose task was to help mobilize the American economy for possible war. It began in 1916 as the Council on National Defense, a ...