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US Home Front Mobilization . The Military . Selective Training & Service Act “ GIs ” (government issues) Soldiers, sailors, aviators . The Military . Inclusion of Mexican, African & Native Americans Tuskegee Airmen. The Economy. Women served in all areas except combat . The Economy .

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The military
The Military

  • Selective Training & Service Act

  • “GIs” (government issues)

    • Soldiers, sailors, aviators


The military1
The Military

  • Inclusion of Mexican, African & Native Americans

    • Tuskegee Airmen


The economy
The Economy

  • Women served in all areas except combat


The economy1
The Economy

  • War Production Board (WPB)

  • Office of War Mobilization

    • Coordinate all war resources

  • Liberty Ships

  • “cost-plus” system

    • Paid development & production costs, % of costs added to profit


The american people
The American People

  • Shortages & rationing of consumer goods

    • Office of Price Administration


The american people1
The American People

  • Office of War Information

    • Posters/ads created patriotism


The american people2
The American People

  • Victory gardens, liberty bonds, “Blackouts”


The american people3
The American People

  • Victory gardens, liberty bonds, “Blackouts”


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