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. Since all G8Ts with cargo bodies were to 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 could successfully reassembleanbsp;...

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


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