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A. J. Baime

Biography

A. J. Baime

A. J. Baime is the author of GO LIKE HELL: Ford, Ferrari, and their Battle for Speed and Glory at Le Mans. A magazine editor, Baime has written for numerous publications, including New York Times Magazine, Popular Science and Maxim.

A. J. Baime

Books by A. J. Baime

by A. J. Baime - History, Nonfiction

In 1941, as Hitler’s threat loomed ever larger, President Roosevelt realized he needed weaponry to fight the Nazis --- most important, airplanes --- and he needed them fast. So he turned to Detroit and the auto industry for help. THE ARSENAL OF DEMOCRACY tells the incredible story of how Detroit answered the call, centering on Henry Ford and his tortured son Edsel, who, when asked if they could deliver 50,000 airplanes, made an outrageous claim: Ford Motor Company would erect a plant that could yield a “bomber an hour.”