Mobilization and industrial potential for war

a case study of the Republic of Korea
  • 138 Pages
  • 1.83 MB
  • English
National Defense University , Seoul, Republic of Korea
StatementWheegook Kim, Moonsug Chang.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 92/08953 (U)
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 138, i, 57 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2112538M
LC Control Number88166636

The North’s greater industrial capabilities and extensive railroad grid made it far better able to mobilize men and supplies for the war effort.

The Industrial Revolution and the transportation revolution, beginning in the s and continuing over the next several decades, had transformed the North. Contents: Mobilization activities before Pearl Harbor day; education for mobilization; interwar planning for industrial mobilization; mobilizing for war: ; the war production board; the controlled materials plan; the office of war mobilization & reconversion; U.S.

production in World War II; balancing military & civilian needs; overcoming raw material scarcities; maritime construction. For many, the model is World War II, when American industry converted from civilian to military production on a scale that swamped Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan.

Images of Ford auto factories turning out B bombers inspire hopes that today’s war-like emergency can be met with a similar mobilization of American industrial might.

But the. Industrial Mobilization in World War I: Implications for Future Great Power Conflict result is a re new ed potential for non-nuclear, industrial-scale war. If such a war were to break out. Arming the Nation for War: Mobilization, Supply, and the American War Effort in World War II (Legacies of War) [Patterson, Robert Mobilization and industrial potential for war book, Brian Waddell, Brian Waddell, Robert Morgenthau] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Arming the Nation for War: Mobilization, Supply, and the American War Effort in World War II (Legacies of War)/5(3). Industrial mobilization for war, history of the War Production Board and predecessor agencies, World War I - World War I - Forces and resources of the combatant nations in When war broke out, the Allied powers possessed greater overall demographic, industrial, and military resources than the Central Powers and enjoyed easier access to the oceans for trade with neutral countries, particularly with the United States.

Table 1 shows the population, steel production, and armed. drawn in dealing with organized labor Worl. Sincd War IIe th Arme hay s become even more deeply involve in relationsd, presen antd potential, with industry and industrial management N.

officeo car thereforn affore td o over-look the instructive experience that this book recounts. Washington, D. R STEPHEN3 S. May Maj U. Gen. It worked because (1) the industrial and managerial potential was already in place, (2) there was overwhelming support for the war production effort, (3) Roosevelt and the business community recognized the need to keep the civilian economy strong even while war production boomed, (4) the strategy of burying the Axis in mass produced war.

Lessons from World War I and World War II Postwar Work on Industrial Mobilization. Advance Preparation for M-Day, World War III.

Modern Reliance on Industry for Fighting Power. An overall plan for rapid mobilization of the country's resources to back the land, sea and air arms in the event of another war is now nearing completion at Washington. The nation rapidly geared itself for mobilization of its people and its entire industrial capacity.

Over the next three-and-ahalf years, war industry achieved staggering production goals, aircraft, 5, cargo ships, 60, landing craft, 86, tanks. Women workers, exemplified by "Rosie the Riveter," played a bigger part in industrial production than ever before. As the past demonstrates, mobilization takes much longer than expected.

Whether it’s unintentional (e.g., industrial accident, force majeure, pandemic) or deliberate (e.g., kinetic attack, economic coercion, decisions not to export high-demand items), the United States cannot count upon having much time to prepare for an urgent threat.

Rather. In “The Army’s Mobilization Problem,” Joseph Whitlock addresses a concern that the United States may lose in a major theater war because it cannot mobilize and deploy the Army quickly enough. Although the U.S.

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Army is the finest and most capable fighting force the world has ever seen, factors such as the changing character of war and increased reliance on the Reserve Component. Domestic auto production ceased during the war years, nylon stockings were hard to find, and steel was used for pennies to save precious copper.

Everything changed and everyone made sacrifices. America's labor market witnessed tens of millions of workers entering industrial centers from previously service sector or agrarian jobs. To start with, Ike studied all that had gone wrong with the lamented – industrial mobilization, and he did so with aid of many of the lions of American industry, such.

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Lessons from the World War II Mobilization. The economic mobilization required to win World War II exemplifies the potential of deep cooperation between the public and private sectors to drive industrial transformation.

It also showcases the forward-looking exercise of executive power required for such a transformative national project. Army War College (U.S.). Mobilization of industries and utilization of the commercial and industrial resources of the country for war purposes in emergency. Washington, Govt.

Print. Off. (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Army War College (U.S.) OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title.

"WCD Mobilization of industries and utilization of the commercial and industrial resources of the country for war purposes in emergency by United States. Army War. Mobilization of U.S. Industrial Machine – Fighting a Global War (WW2HRT ) Total War Comes to the Fatherland: The German Home Front, - Scott Stephenson.

"Destructive Creation is a probing account of the World War II mobilization effort that sheds new light on the sources of big business hostility to government regulation. As Mark Wilson demonstrates in absorbing detail, it was the very success of the wartime state that generated such a furious business backlash.

It drafted an Industrial Mobilization Plan, issued in — a full decade before America’s entry into World War II — and revised it inand In addition to this type of oversight, the Army Service Forces developed a series of internal controls that could be used to assist both government workers by establishing techniques.

In the area of industrial mobilization, experience from the past few decades provides answers for today. The primary lessons are not from World War II, but from the mobilization effort of the Korean War era. Fearing a Soviet atomic attack on the United States Itself bythe country reacted to the Communist invasion of South.

Mobilization, in military terminology, is the act of assembling and readying troops and supplies for word mobilization was first used, in a military context, in the s to describe the preparation of the Imperial Russian Army. Mobilization theories and tactics have continuously changed since then.

The opposite of mobilization is demobilization. A similar team was brought together again between and as the War Industries Board to mobilize the economy for World War I, and it became the model for subsequent industrial mobilization planning.

Koistinen shows how mobilizing for World War I left an indelible imprint on twentieth-century s: 1. Historian Kerry E. Irish on World War II mobilization, The Journal of Military History, January With the emergence of submarine-launched cruise missiles, hypersonic weapons, cyber warfare, and autonomous unmanned systems, the great ocean barriers may no longer provide the United States the time and distance to organize for an extended.

Transition to war (TTW) is a North Atlantic Treaty Organization military term referring to a period of international tension during which government and society move to an open (but not necessarily declared) war footing.

The period after this is considered to be war, conventional or otherwise, but the term TTW found its origins in the peak of the Cold War as a key NATO concept within the.

By the end of World War II, this country had learned how to harness its industrial might and scientific talent to produce more and, in many cases, better military equipment than. United States Army Center of Military History. The Politics of Industrial Mobilization in Russia, – A Study of the War-Industries Committees | Dr Lewis H.

Siegelbaum (auth.) | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Most books on mention the war book that contained instructions for mobilization. Are there any published. Lots of references to the sort of thing they did - sharpen swords, pack away mess silver, give troops their jabs etc.

Did each unit have their own (maybe with common elements) -. CHAPTER 10 Evaluating War: Outcomes and Consequences Arthur A. Stein and Bruce M. Russett WAR IS A MAJOR AGENT OF CHANGE and a neglected one.

Though war has been studied in a variety of contexts, its role as an independent variable has.The mobilization of resources also affected alliances in World War I.

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The Franco-Russian alliance for example was unexpected from an ideological perspective, but coupled with Russia’s extensive amount of resources and France’s industrial power, the two together were a huge power.Industrial mobilization for war. New York, Greenwood Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States.

Civilian Production Administration. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: No more published. Reprint of the ed. "War Production Board, General study no. 1." Description.