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Dress Rehearsal for the Arsenal

Historian Chris Causley is a founding member and current president of the Michigan Military Technical and Historical Society. He will discuss how Michigan’s manufacturing industries responded to the nation’s call in 1917 during WWI. Learn about Ford Eagle Boats, Fischer DH-4 airplanes, Liberty engines, Dodge recuperators, American Cat caissons, and how the lessons learned influenced the “Arsenal of Democracy” of WWII.

Dress Rehearsal for the Arsenal
  • Times:  7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • September 21, 2017 to September 21, 2017
  • Grand Rapids Public Library- Main Branch
  • Free