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Men and Volts at War; The Story of General Electric in World War II

Miller, John A., and Wilson, Charles E. (Foreword by)

Published by Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Company., New York / London., 1947
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Light gold linen cloth over boards. Brown gold-trimmed title boxes, spine and front. xi, 272 p. 23 cm. B&W Photos, Portraits, Plates. Company History during America's response to World War II challenges. Chapters inform: Electric war, precision manufacturing; Turbine horsepower; Diesel-electric; Shock-proofing; Repairs; Jet propulsion; Mobile power plants; Radar; Effective gunfire; Health and Medicine; Multiplying production; New plastics; Silicone rubber development; Radiography testing; Atomic research and engineering. Appendices list achievements, awards. Fine. No dust jacket. Printed label inside cover: "Presented by General Electric Company". Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.US0390006048

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Title: Men and Volts at War; The Story of General ...

Publisher: Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Company., New York / London.

Publication Date: 1947

Binding: Hard cover

Edition: 2nd printing..

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