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Problems of accelerating aircraft production during World War II

Harvard University. Graduate School of Business Administration. Division of Research.

Problems of accelerating aircraft production during World War II

A report

by Harvard University. Graduate School of Business Administration. Division of Research.

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Published by Maxwell Reprint Co. in Elmsford, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Aircraft industry -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Tom Lilley [and others] Boston, 1947.
      ContributionsLilley, Tom, 1912-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9711.U6 H39 1970
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 112 p.
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5444662M
      ISBN 100827720211
      LC Control Number73104803
      OCLC/WorldCa667344

      Military aircraft - Military aircraft - Interwar developments: In the two decades between the end of World War I and the start of World War II, military aviation underwent a complete transformation. The typical combat aircraft of was a fabric-covered externally braced biplane with fixed landing gear and open cockpits. Few aero engines developed as much as horsepower, and top speeds of. FS-LaRC July World War II and the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics: U.S. Aviation Research Helped Speed Victory. Well before the United States' formal entry into World War II on Dec. 8, , the political, military and industrial leaders of the nation started what became a massive national mobilization effort.

        For all the valor of its warriors on land, sea, and air, in the last analysis it was the stupefying productivity of America's behemoth economy that constituted the nation's greatest contribution to victory. Maury Klein tells the story of the World War II "production miracle" in all its complexity, contention, and s: A bas relief panel on the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. depicts farmers harvesting wheat while a soldier leans on the tractor's wheel. NPS. During the Second World War, Americans were asked to make sacrifices in many ways. Rationing was not only one of those ways, but it was a way Americans contributed to the war effort.

      The Defense Production Act, modeled after the broad war powers President Franklin D. Roosevelt was handed during World War II, gives the government authority to purchase and distribute critically. Explores how the aircraft industry in the United States was transformed during World War II to become the center of the world's largest industry, creating more than , warplanes between and , examining the policies and events that influenced this transformation and the impact ithad on the American economy.


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