Scale and Achievement of War Production

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How many war planes were produced?
300,000
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How many warships were produced?
85,000
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How many cargo ships were produced?
5000
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How many cargo ships were produced every day by 1945?
1
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How many tanks were produced?
86,000
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How many machine guns were produced?
2.6 million
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How much ammunition was made?
50 million
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How much was the average expenditure on military contracts?
$250 million per day (50% of the GNP)
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How many women were in the workforce?
6 million
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How much rubber needs was produced by 1943?
80%
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Increase in raw steel production between 1940-5
20%
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Increase in fuel oil production between 1940-5
40%
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Increase in wheat flour production 1940-5
27%
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Increase in rice production between 1940-5
500 million pounds
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Increase in corn production between 1940-5
477 million bushels
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Industrial output doubled during the war
True
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