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

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

Label
The arsenal of democracy : FDR, Detroit, and their epic quest to arm an America at war
Title
The arsenal of democracy
Title remainder
FDR, Detroit, and their epic quest to arm an America at war
Statement of responsibility
A. J. Baime
Title variation
FDR, Detroit, and their 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
LC call number
HD9710.U54
LC item number
B35 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ford, Edsel
  • Ford, Henry
  • Ford, Henry
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Willow Run (Manufacturing plant)
  • Industrial mobilization
  • Automobile industry and trade
  • B-24 (Bomber)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
The arsenal of democracy : FDR, Detroit, and their epic quest to arm an America at war, A. J. Baime
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. The Motor City : Henry ; The machine is the new Messiah ; Edsel ; Learning to fly ; Father vs. son ; The Ford terror ; Danger in Nazi Germany -- pt. II. The liberator : Fifty thousand airplanes ; "Gentlemen, we must outbuild Hitler" ; The liberator ; Willow Run ; Awakening ; Strike! ; Air raid! -- pt. III. The big one : The grim race ; "Detroit's worries are right now" ; Will it run? ; Bomber ship 01 ; Roosevelt visits Willow Run ; A dying man -- pt. IV. The rise of American airpower : Unconditional surrender ; Taking flight ; "The arsenal of democracy is making good" ; Death in Dearborn -- pt. V. D-Day and the battle of Dearborn : Operation Tital Wave ; The Detroit race riot of 1943 ; "The United States is the country of machines" ; Ford war production exceeds dreams ; D-Day ; The final battle
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 364 pages
Isbn
9780547719283
Lccn
2013045019
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn859298844
  • 691463
Label
The arsenal of democracy : FDR, Detroit, and their epic quest to arm an America at war, A. J. Baime
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. The Motor City : Henry ; The machine is the new Messiah ; Edsel ; Learning to fly ; Father vs. son ; The Ford terror ; Danger in Nazi Germany -- pt. II. The liberator : Fifty thousand airplanes ; "Gentlemen, we must outbuild Hitler" ; The liberator ; Willow Run ; Awakening ; Strike! ; Air raid! -- pt. III. The big one : The grim race ; "Detroit's worries are right now" ; Will it run? ; Bomber ship 01 ; Roosevelt visits Willow Run ; A dying man -- pt. IV. The rise of American airpower : Unconditional surrender ; Taking flight ; "The arsenal of democracy is making good" ; Death in Dearborn -- pt. V. D-Day and the battle of Dearborn : Operation Tital Wave ; The Detroit race riot of 1943 ; "The United States is the country of machines" ; Ford war production exceeds dreams ; D-Day ; The final battle
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 364 pages
Isbn
9780547719283
Lccn
2013045019
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn859298844
  • 691463

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