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8 edition of Detroit"s Wartime Industry: Arsenal of Democracy found in the catalog.

Detroit"s Wartime Industry: Arsenal of Democracy

by Michael W. R. Davis

  • 16 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Arcadia Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - 20th Century/WWII,
  • United States - State & Local - Midwest,
  • History / United States / General,
  • MI,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History,
  • History - U.S,
  • History: American

  • Edition Notes

    Images of America: Michigan

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10608230M
    ISBN 100738551643
    ISBN 109780738551647

    Smart News Keeping you current How Detroit Went from Motor City to the Arsenal of Democracy Detroit already had car manufacturing capability: that turned into war production capability in the. Origins of the phrase. In , Doubleday executive Herbert S. Houston analyzed World War I with an article titled "Blocking New Wars". He wrote that American business was the "Protector of Democracy" while the American free press was "one of the most effective weapons in the arsenal of democracy.". The concept of America as an actual arsenal came from the American playwright .

    A section of its site,  Arsenal of Democracy Resources, goes on to detail the last time Detroit’s automakers, engineers and assembly workers saved the country — World War II. The Arsenal of Democracy A truly outstanding chronically of one of American industry's most outstanding achievements in a time of critical wartime need. Baime's telling of the relationship between Henry Ford and his son Edsel is excellent/5(67).

    Arsenal of Democracy includes an analysis of wartime production nationally, on the automotive industry level, by individual automakers, and at the single plant level. For this thorough history, Hyde has consulted previously overlooked records collected by the Automobile Manufacturers Association that are now housed in the National Automotive Author: Charles K. Hyde. (as featured in our Arsenal of Democracy exhibit).Throughout World War II, Detroit’s automobile manufacturers accounted for one-fifth of the dollar value of the nation’s total war production, which directly contributed to the allied victory. In Arsenal of Democracy, award-winning historian Charles K. Hyde details the industry’s transition to a wartime production powerhouse and.


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The label Arsenal of Democracy was coined by Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt in a fireside chat radio broadcast on Decemnearly a year before the United States formally entered the war.

Detroit's Wartime Industry is the pictorial history of one Detroiter's unique leadership in the miraculous speed Detroit's mass-production capacity was shifted to output of tanks, trucks, /5(16).

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His latest book, The Accidental President: Harry S. Truman and Detroits Wartime Industry: Arsenal of Democracy book Four Months That Changed the World, was published in Cited by: 4. 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.

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The Arsenal of Democracy is a touching and absorbing portrait of one of the forgotten heroes of World War II A.J. Baime has given us a memorable portrait not just of an industry going to war but of a remarkable figure who helped to make victory possible.”/5().

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Baime, Houghton Mifflin pp. ISBN Summary A dramatic, intimate narrative of how Ford Motor Company went from making automobiles to producing the airplanes that would mean the difference between winning and losing World War II. The wartime conversion of Detroit and the region’s multiple industries solidified the city’s status as the “Arsenal of Democracy.” Walter Reuther of the UAW is quoted as saying, "Like England's battles were won on the playing fields of Eton, America's were won on the assembly lines of Detroit.”.

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 arsenal of democracy" directly contributed to the allied victory/5.

Ingenuity and vision transformed Detroit 70 years ago, and changed America. Perhaps they can do it again. About the author.

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