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Home front Detroit: the Arsenal of Democracy during World War II

Interior fittings, plumbing and wiring were added to Liberator B24 bombers at a twin assembly line at the Ford Motor Company's Willow Run plant on Feb. 24, 1943. Detroit's role in the war, when the auto factories turned out tanks and warplanes, earned it a place in history as the Arsenal of Democracy.

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Home front Detroit: the Arsenal of Democracy during World War II