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The Arsenal Of Democracy

ISBN 10 : 9780547719283
ISBN 13 : 0547719280

Chronicles Detroit's dramatic transition from an automobile manufacturing center to a highly efficient producer of World War II airplanes, citing the essential role of Edsel Ford's..


Arsenal Of Democracy

ISBN 10 : 9780465020867
ISBN 13 : 0465020860

It has long been a truism that prior to George W. Bush, politics stopped at the water's edge--that is, that partisanship had no place in national security. In Arsenal of Democracy,..


Detroit S Wartime Industry

ISBN 10 : 0738551643
ISBN 13 : 9780738551647

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 l..


Arsenal Of Democracy

ISBN 10 : 9780814339527
ISBN 13 : 0814339522

Throughout World War II, Detroit's automobile manufacturers accounted for one-fifth of the dollar value of the nation's total war production, and this amazing output from "the arse..