Ken Burns Classroom

War Machine

Ken Burns Film: The Roosevelts

Collections: Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)

Subject: US History

Grade Level: 7-12

Video Run Time: 4:27

All manufacturing in the US pivots toward war production as FDR mobilizes industry and the American people for war. Hundreds of thousands of planes, trucks, ammunition, etc., are produced to give the Allies the superiority they would need to win the war.