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The Resource A call to arms : mobilizing America for World War II, Maury Klein

A call to arms : mobilizing America for World War II, Maury Klein

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A call to arms : mobilizing America for World War II
Title
A call to arms
Title remainder
mobilizing America for World War II
Statement of responsibility
Maury Klein
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
"The colossal scale of World War II required a mobilization effort greater than anything attempted in all of the world's history. The United States had to fight a war across two oceans and three continents-and to do so it had to build and equip a military that was all but nonexistent before the war began. Never in the nation's history did it have to create, outfit, transport, and supply huge armies, navies, and air forces on so many distant and disparate fronts.The Axis powers might have fielded better trained soldiers, better weapons, better tanks and aircraft. But they could not match American productivity. America buried its enemies in aircraft, ships, tanks, and guns; in this sense, American industry, and American workers, won World War II. The scale of effort was titanic, and the result historic. Not only did it determine the outcome of the war, but it transformed the American economy and society. Maury Klein's A Call to Arms is the definitive narrative history of this epic struggle, told by one of America's greatest historians of business and economics, and renders the transformation of America with a depth and vividness never available before"--
Summary
"The colossal scale of World War II required a mobilization effort greater than anything attempted in all of the world's history. The United States had to fight a war across two oceans and three continents-and to do so it had to build and equip a military that was all but nonexistent before the war began. Never in the nation's history did it have to create, outfit, transport, and supply huge armies, navies, and air forces on so many distant and disparate fronts.The Axis powers might have fielded better trained soldiers, better weapons, better tanks and aircraft. But they could not match American productivity. America buried its enemies in aircraft, ships, tanks, and guns; in this sense, American industry, and American workers, won World War II. The scaleof effort was titanic, and the result historic. Not only did it determine the outcome of the war, but it transformed the American economy and society. Maury Klein's A Call to Arms is the definitive narrative history of this epic struggle, told by one of America's greatest historians of business and economics, and renders the transformation of America with a depth and vividness never available before"--
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10175513
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DLC
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1939-
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Klein, Maury
Dewey number
940.53/73
Index
index present
LC call number
D769.2
LC item number
.K54 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Industrial mobilization
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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mobilizing America for World War II
Label
A call to arms : mobilizing America for World War II, Maury Klein
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
898 pages
Isbn
9781596916074
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012039497
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)811597616
  • (OCoLC)ocn811597616
Label
A call to arms : mobilizing America for World War II, Maury Klein
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
898 pages
Isbn
9781596916074
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012039497
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)811597616
  • (OCoLC)ocn811597616

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