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Mobilizing U.S. industry in World War II myth and reality by Alan L. Gropman

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Published by Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Industrial mobilization -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- United States,
  • Industrial policy -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesMobilizing US industry in World War II
StatementAlan L. Gropman
SeriesMcNair paper -- 50, McNair papers -- no. 50
ContributionsNational Defense University. Institute for National Strategic Studies
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationv, 167 p.
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13567020M
OCLC/WorldCa37938013

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Get this from a library! Mobilizing U.S. industry in World War II: myth and reality. [Alan L Gropman; National Defense University. Institute for National Strategic Studies.]. U.S. Economy and Industry during World War II Despite all the warnings of war, the United States wasn’t completely prepared when World War II broke out. The Depression had rubbed out many of the country’s machine and tool industries, the military was woefully under-supplied, and many soldiers found themselves drilling with toy guns and. This book analyzes the United States industry in World War II. It talks about how the industry was mobilized in time of war and to what extent is the history myth or reality. It shows how the industry was transformed into something that couple produce weapons and supplies for war academyrealtor.com: Alan L Gropman. The U.S. entry into World War II offers an inspiring case study in rapid mobilization. Mobilizing to save civilization both parallels and contrasts with this earlier mobilization. For the war, the United States underwent a massive economic restructuring, but it was only intended to be temporary. Mobilizing to save civilization, in contrast.

Mobilizing U.S. industry in World War II: myth and reality / Alan L. Gropman Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University: For sale by the U.S. G.P.O Washington, D.C Australian/Harvard Citation. Gropman, Alan L. & National Defense University. Institute for National Strategic Studies. Jun 24,  · The military quickly regained its strength, rising to 8 million members by Patriotism on the home front was fueled by enthusiastic news reports of American victories. This is the story of the successes and failures of the United States in mobilizing for and at the same time fighting a world academyrealtor.com by: 9. Cork Wars: Intrigue and Industry in World War II. In , with German U-boats blockading all commerce across the Atlantic Ocean, a fireball at the Crown Cork and Seal factory lit the sky over Baltimore. FIGHTING ON OUR OWN GROUND THE WAR OF PRODUCTION, by Dr. Thomas C. Hone Defense Systems Management College. As Alan Milward pointed out in his fascinating study of World War II production, War, Economy, and Society, , (Berkeley: University of California Press, ), the United States not only produced the material and food it needed to wage war and sustain .

Dec 13,  · Buy Mobilizing U.S. Industry in World War II by Alan L Gropman from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Author: Alan L Gropman. The Great Mobilization: A Wartime Mobilization. As we contemplate mobilizing to save civilization, we see both similarities and contrasts with the mobilization for World War II. In this earlier case, there was an economic restructuring, but it was temporary. Mobilizing to save civilization, in contrast, requires an enduring economic restructuring. The 33rd U.S. president, who succeeded Franklin D. Roosevelt upon Roosevelt's death in April Truman, who led the country through the last few months of World War II, is best known for making the controversial decision to use two atomic bombs against Japan in August World War II was waged on land on sea, and in the air over several diverse theaters of operation for approximately six years. The following essay on the wartime mobilization effort supplements a series of studies on the Army's campaigns of that war. This brochure was prepared in the U.S. Army Center of Military History by Frank N. Schubert.