Ford in the Service of America

Ford in the Service of America

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qFord 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 costsq--Provided by publisher.They were basically standard Ford trucks modified to Ordnance needs at a cost of $300 per unit. ... be exported Forda#39;s Edge- water, New Jersey, branch, which was an assembly plant, was selected for several reasons. ... All crated trucks were shipped with a 56 page illustrated manual to insure that even the least qualified mechanic ... Finding it too expensive, Mercury ended up selling the rights to the Moto-Tug, built for use in shipyards, docks and airports, was 122 Ford in the Serviceanbsp;...

Title:Ford in the Service of America
Author:Timothy J. O'Callaghan
Publisher:McFarland - 2009


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