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by Tom Gervasi
Classic reference on US weapon systems. The question is often raised as to what happens to all the weapon systems when they're retired. This book answers that question as well as other questions about contemporary US military weapons procurement. Anyone who is begining a career as a procurement specialist in and around the US military must read this book.
After reading Tom Gervasi's fine piece on the F-15 fighter plane in the May issue of Harper's Magazine, I expected his book, Arsenal of Democracy, to be more of the same. But it is not a book with a story line at all. Instead, Arsenal is a dictionay of American arms. The definitions are detailed, include the prices of the weapons, and often reflect the author's personal opinions.
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The weapons' characteristics, costs and sales data appear accurate. The book is grounded in the assumption that the United States produces more weapons than it needs from a war economy that it cannot support. A lavishly illustrated survey of more than 500 weapons currently in . service, many of which have been sold or given to other nations. The weapons' characteristics, costs and sales data appear accurate.
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During the Second World War (1939–1945), "Arsenal of Democracy" was the slogan used by . President Franklin D. Roosevelt, in a radio broadcast delivered on 29 December 1940. Roosevelt promised to help the United Kingdom fight Nazi Germany by giving them military supplies while the United States stayed out of the actual fighting. The president announced that intent a year before the Attack on Pearl Harbor (7 December 1941), at a time when Germany had occupied much of Europe and threatened Britain.
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Us book Arsenal of democracy 2 by tom gervasi, new york 1981. ISBN 10: 0394170105 ISBN 13: 9780394170107. Publisher: Random House~trade, 1656.