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Ford in the service of America : mass production for the military during the world wars

Author: Timothy J O'Callaghan
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2009.
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"Ford Motor Company's products during World Wars I and II: jeeps, Eagle Boats, B-24 Liberators, squad tents, the ultra precision gun director, tanks, and aircraft engines. Details of how Ford produced each product are included. During both wars, Ford used precision manufacturing methods and innovative designs and procedures, increasing quality while lowering production costs"--Provided by publisher.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
O'Callaghan, Timothy J., 1930-
Ford in the service of America.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2009
(OCoLC)761165630
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy J O'Callaghan
ISBN: 9780786444854 0786444851
OCLC Number: 368029737
Description: viii, 198 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: World War I --
World War II --
Consolidated bomber --
Gliders --
Aircraft engines --
Other aviation contracts --
New foundries and smelters --
Wheeled vehicles --
Tracked vehicles --
Other contributions --
Ford facilities --
Training and service schools --
Foreign operations --
The veteran's story --
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Presents the history of the Ford Motor Company's achievements and numerous products during World Wars I and II. This work demonstrates how, in addition to well-known contributions like jeeps, Eagle  Read more...

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