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

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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."
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subject_facetAutomobile industry and trade -- Military aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century
B-24 (Bomber) -- Design and construction -- History
Ford Motor Company -- History -- 20th century
Ford, Edsel, -- 1893-1943
Ford, Henry, -- 1863-1947
Ford, Henry, -- II, -- 1917-1987
Industrial mobilization -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Willow Run (Manufacturing plant) -- History -- 20th century
World War, 1939-1945 -- Economic aspects -- United States
World War, 1939-1945 -- Michigan
title_displayThe arsenal of democracy : FDR, Detroit, and an epic quest to arm an America at war
title_fullThe Arsenal of Democracy FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America at War
The arsenal of democracy : FDR, Detroit, and an epic quest to arm an America at war / A. J. Baime
title_shortThe arsenal of democracy
title_subFDR, Detroit, and an epic quest to arm an America at war
topic_facetAutomobile industry and trade
B-24 (Bomber)
Design and construction
Economic aspects
Ford, Edsel
Ford, Henry
History
Industrial mobilization
Military aspects
Nonfiction
World War, 1939-1945