Detroit's Wartime Industry : Arsenal of Democracy (Paperback)

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Just as Detroit symbolizes the U.S. automobile industry, during World War II it also came to stand for all American industry''s conversion from civilian goods to war material. The label "Arsenal of Democracy" was coined by Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt in a fireside chat radio broadcast on December 29, 1940, nearly a year before the United States formally entered the war. Here is the pictorial story of one Detroiter''s unique leadership in the miraculous speed Detroit''s mass-production capacity was shifted to output of tanks, trucks, guns, and airplanes to support America''s victory and of the struggles of civilians on the home front.

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Publisher Arcadia Pub
Mfg Part# 9780738551647
SKU 205537488
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0738551643
Release Date 11/14/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 6.5L x 0.5T
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Editors Note Just as Detroit symbolizes the U.S. automobile industry, during World War II it also came to stand for all American industry's conversion from civilian goods to war material. The label "Arsenal of Democracy" was coined by Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt in a fireside chat radio broadcast on December 29, 1940, nearly a year before the United States formally entered the war. Here is the pictorial story of one Detroiter's unique leadership in the miraculous speed Detroit's mass-production capacity was shifted to output of tanks, trucks, guns, and airplanes to support America's victory and of the struggles of civilians on the home front.
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