MOBILIZATION

1941

TYPES OF MOBILIZATION:

Armed Forces

Diversity in armed forces:

-3 hundred thousand mexicans joined forces

- 1 million african americans serve

- chinese and native americans enlisted

Factories

-convert from civilian to war production

-use prefabricated parts

-produce ships and arms rapidly

Workforce

-Manhattan project goes underway to make atomic bomb

-nearly 18 million in war industriesu

Important People

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