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.The process saved so much money for the government that it sent auditors to check Forda#39;s books to verify the figures. This armor was also used by Ford for jeep floors and the light armored and utility command cars. ... Aluminum Foundry2 Cylinder Heads: When Ford agreed to produce the Pratt aamp; Whitney aircraft engine in 1941, Sorensen realized they would need more aluminum than the market couldanbsp;...

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


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