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By Gerald Sandvick

ISBN-10: 1467125814

ISBN-13: 9781467125819

ISBN-10: 1540216101

ISBN-13: 9781540216106

global conflict II hinged at the Allies having adequate ships to either struggle the enemy and to hold thousands of hundreds warfare items around the world�s oceans. Shipyards at the Atlantic, Gulf, and Pacific Coasts outfitted millions of vessels, yet America�s occasionally forgotten Fourth Coast, the good Lakes, equipped countless numbers of ships to boot. From 1940 to 1945, warships, shipment haulers, Coast protect tenders, and fleet carrier auxiliaries of many varieties have been introduced from the 2 towns of Duluth, Minnesota, and more suitable, Wisconsin, which lie on the some distance western finish of Lake better. through the conflict, part a dozen shipyards in Duluth-Superior produced greater than 2 hundred vessels of 10 major forms, as much as 338 toes lengthy and 5,000 plenty, all having to make just about a 2,400-mile trip to the sea. The shipyards grew from approximately not anything in 1939 to turn into industries utilising millions of fellows and girls through 1945 and creating a significant contribution to the tale of the United States in international conflict II.

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