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February 2019

Manufacturing Victory: The Arsenal of Democracy

February 25 @ 6:00 pm
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One event on March 4, 2019 at 6:00 pm

USS Silversides Museum, 1346 Bluff St.
Muskegon, MI 49441 United States
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The "Arsenal of Democracy" was a slogan used by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, in a radio broadcast delivered on December 29, 1940. The phrase was used to arouse popular support for aiding nations in the war prior to the US entry into WWII and continued until the end of the war. During that time, the US provided the Allies with millions of rounds of ammunition, as well as weapons, trucks, tanks and ships. The Americans who worked in countless…

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