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Doris Kearns Goodwin
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"In the spring of 1940, the United States possessed almost no munitions industry at all. So strong had been the recoil from war after 1918 that both the government and the private sector, had backed away from making weapons. The result was that while the United States led the world in the mass production of automobiles, washing machines, and other household appliances, the techniques of producing weapons of war had badly atrophied." Chapter 1, Page 23

So much did Eleanor travel that the Washington Star once printed a humorous headline: "Mrs. Roosevelt Spends Night at White House." Chapter 1, Page 29

Churchill 1940: "We shall not flag nor fail. We shall go on to the end, defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall...

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