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The arsenal of democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an epic quest to arm an America at war
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Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.
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xviii, 364 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Status:
Severn Library - Nonfiction
940.531 B
Severna Park Library - Nonfiction
940.531 B
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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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Includes bibliographical references (pages [295]-338) and index.
Description
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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APA Citation (style guide)

Baime, A. J. (2014). The arsenal of democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an epic quest to arm an America at war. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Baime, A. J. 2014. The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America At War. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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Baime, A. J, The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America At War. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.

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Baime, A. J. The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America At War. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014. Print.

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