The Craig Fahle Show

Arsenal of Democracy

Monday April 7, 2014

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Professor Emeritus of History at Wayne State University and Author Dr. Charles Hyde, comes in to discuss his book "Images from the Arsenal of Democracy". During world war II automobile manufactures in Detroit accounted for one fifth of the dollar value in the nation's total war production. Hyde examines the struggles and achievements of individual automakers during the war years in producing items like aircraft engines, aircraft components, and complete aircraft; tanks and other armored vehicles; jeeps etc.