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

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

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The arsenal of democracy : FDR, Detroit, and an epic quest to arm an America at war
Title
The arsenal of democracy
Title remainder
FDR, Detroit, and an epic quest to arm an America at war
Statement of responsibility
A. J. Baime
Title variation
FDR, Detroit, and an epic quest to arm an America at war
Creator
Author
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
TEFOD
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The arsenal of democracy : FDR, Detroit, and an epic quest to arm an America at war, A. J. Baime
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=EFA471A6-E998-42FC-9192-B275DDF8224D
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [295]-338) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Motor City. Henry ; The machine is the new messiah ; Edsel ; Learning to fly ; Father vs. son ; The Ford terror ; Danger in Nazi Germany -- The Liberator. Fifty thousand airplanes ; "Gentlemen, we must outbuild Hitler" ; The liberator ; Willow Run ; Awakening ; Strike! ; Air raid! -- 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 -- The rise of American airpower. Unconditional surrender ; Taking flight ; "The Arsenal of Democracy is making good" ; Death in Dearborn -- D-Day and the battle of Dearborn. Operation Tidal 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
Control code
8ocm80672375
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 364 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306788748
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
efa471a6-e998-42fc-9192-b275ddf8224d
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The arsenal of democracy : FDR, Detroit, and an epic quest to arm an America at war, A. J. Baime
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=EFA471A6-E998-42FC-9192-B275DDF8224D
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [295]-338) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Motor City. Henry ; The machine is the new messiah ; Edsel ; Learning to fly ; Father vs. son ; The Ford terror ; Danger in Nazi Germany -- The Liberator. Fifty thousand airplanes ; "Gentlemen, we must outbuild Hitler" ; The liberator ; Willow Run ; Awakening ; Strike! ; Air raid! -- 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 -- The rise of American airpower. Unconditional surrender ; Taking flight ; "The Arsenal of Democracy is making good" ; Death in Dearborn -- D-Day and the battle of Dearborn. Operation Tidal 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
Control code
8ocm80672375
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 364 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306788748
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
efa471a6-e998-42fc-9192-b275ddf8224d
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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