Vol. III No. 15 ……. What About Manpower ……. Newsfront ….. Today, right now, the US is faced with an acute manpower crisis. The increased pace of the War has brought increased casualties and demands for more and more supplies. More men in uniform and more war workers are needed. ZI troops (Continental USA) have been combed out and few qualified men are left in civilian life. Every trained, fit soldier is needed for more duty.