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Freedom's Forge - How American Business Built the Arsenal of Democracy That Won World War II

Arthur Herman

New York Times best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize finalist Arthur Herman pens this fascinating look at how two businessmen turned the U.S. into a military powerhouse during World War II. In 1940, FDR asked General Motors CEO William Knudsen to oversee the production of guns, tanks, and planes needed for the war. Meanwhile, industrialist Henry J. Kaiser presided over the building of “Liberty ships”—vessels that came to symbolize America’s great wartime output.

New York Times best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize finalist Arthur Herman pens this fascinating look at how two businessmen turned the U.S. into a military powerhouse during World War II. In 1940, FDR asked General Motors CEO William Knudsen to oversee the production of guns, tanks, and planes needed for the war. Meanwhile, industrialist Henry J. Kaiser presided over the building of “Liberty ships”—vessels that came to symbolize America’s great wartime output.
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Genres:

History

Description:

New York Times best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize finalist Arthur Herman pens this fascinating look at how two businessmen turned the U.S. into a military powerhouse during World War II. In 1940, FDR asked General Motors CEO William Knudsen to oversee the production of guns, tanks, and planes needed for the war. Meanwhile, industrialist Henry J. Kaiser presided over the building of “Liberty ships”—vessels that came to symbolize America’s great wartime output.

Language:

English

Narrators:

John McDonough

Length:

16h 58m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

36:13


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

01:04:43


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

58:23


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

21:47


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

51:45


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

01:04:00


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

01:06:44


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

42:00


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

32:10


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

57:32


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

48:35


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

49:30


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

57:10


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

51:35


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

01:06:17


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

53:08


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

01:00:15


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

41:57


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

50:52


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

41:31


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

02:02