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The Resource The arsenal of democracy : FDR, Detroit, and an epic quest to arm an America at war, A.J. Baime

The arsenal of democracy : FDR, Detroit, and an epic quest to arm an America at war, A.J. Baime

Label
The arsenal of democracy : FDR, Detroit, and an epic quest to arm an America at war
Title
The arsenal of democracy
Title remainder
FDR, Detroit, and an epic quest to arm an America at war
Statement of responsibility
A.J. Baime
Title variation
Democracy
Title variation remainder
FDR, Detroit, and an epic quest to arm an America at war
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the incredible story of how Detroit answered the call to arms during WWII, centering on Henry Ford and his tortured son Edsel, who, when asked if they could deliver 50,000 airplanes, made an outrageous claim: Ford Motor Company would erect a plant that could yield a "bomber an hour."
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baime, A. J.
Dewey number
940.53/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Industrial mobilization
  • Automobile industry and trade
  • Willow Run (Manufacturing plant)
  • B-24 (Bomber)
  • Ford, Edsel
  • Ford, Henry
  • Ford, Henry
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
The arsenal of democracy : FDR, Detroit, and an epic quest to arm an America at war, A.J. Baime
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The Motor City -- The liberator -- The big one -- The rise of American airpower -- D-Day and the battle of Dearborn
Control code
ocn859298844
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 364 pages
Isbn
9780547719283
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013045019
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)859298844
Label
The arsenal of democracy : FDR, Detroit, and an epic quest to arm an America at war, A.J. Baime
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The Motor City -- The liberator -- The big one -- The rise of American airpower -- D-Day and the battle of Dearborn
Control code
ocn859298844
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 364 pages
Isbn
9780547719283
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013045019
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)859298844

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