The Resource Arsenal of Defense : Fort Worth's Miltary Legacy

Arsenal of Defense : Fort Worth's Miltary Legacy

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Arsenal of Defense : Fort Worth's Miltary Legacy
Title
Arsenal of Defense
Title remainder
Fort Worth's Miltary Legacy
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Named after Mexican War general William Jenkins Worth, Fort Worth began as a military post in 1849. More than a century and a half later, the defense industry remains Fort Worth's major strength with Lockheed Martin's F-35s and Bell Helicopter's Ospreys flying the skies over the city. Arsenal of Defense: Fort Worth's Military Legacy covers the entire military history of Fort Worth from the 1840s with tiny Bird's Fort to the massive defense plants of the first decade of the twenty-first century.Although the city is popularly known as "Cowtown" for its iconic cattle drives and stockyards, soldiers, pilots, and military installations have been just as important--and more enduring--in Fort Worth's legacy. Although Bird's Fort provided defense for early North Texas settlers in the mid nineteenth century, it was the major world conflicts of the twentieth century that developed Fort Worth's military presence into what it is today. America's buildup for World War I brought three pilot training fields and the army post Camp. During World War II, headquarters for the entire nation's Army Air Forces Flying Training Command came to Fort Worth. The military history of Fort Worth has been largely an aviation story--one that went beyond pilot training to the construction of military aircraft. Beginning with Globe Aircraft in 1940, Consolidated in 1942, and Bell Helicopter in 1950, the city has produced many thousands of military aircraft for the defense of the nation. Lockheed Martin, the descendant of Consolidated, represents an assembly plant that has been in continuous existence for over seven decades. With Lockheed Martin the nation's largest defense contractor, Bell the largest helicopter producer, and the Fort Worth Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Federal Medical Center Carswell the reservist's training pattern for the nation, Fort Worth's military
  • defense legacy remains strong.Arsenal of Defense won first place in the Press Women of Texas Communications Contest (2012).
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Pate, J'Nell L
LC call number
F394.F7 -- P37 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Granger, Kay
  • ProQuest (Firm)
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  • Defense industries -- Texas -- Fort Worth -- History
  • Fort Worth (Tex.) -- Economic conditions
  • Fort Worth (Tex.) -- History, Military
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Texas -- Fort Worth -- History
Label
Arsenal of Defense : Fort Worth's Miltary Legacy
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=1077392
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pages:1 to 25 -- Pages:26 to 50 -- Pages:51 to 75 -- Pages:76 to 100 -- Pages:101 to 125 -- Pages:126 to 150 -- Pages:151 to 175 -- Pages:176 to 200 -- Pages:201 to 225 -- Pages:226 to 250 -- Pages:251 to 275 -- Pages:276 to 300 -- Pages:301 to 309
Control code
EBC1077392
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (308 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780876112588
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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unknown sound
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remote
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1077392
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1077392
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10631158
  • (CaONFJC)MIL428463
  • (OCoLC)820123136
Label
Arsenal of Defense : Fort Worth's Miltary Legacy
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=1077392
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pages:1 to 25 -- Pages:26 to 50 -- Pages:51 to 75 -- Pages:76 to 100 -- Pages:101 to 125 -- Pages:126 to 150 -- Pages:151 to 175 -- Pages:176 to 200 -- Pages:201 to 225 -- Pages:226 to 250 -- Pages:251 to 275 -- Pages:276 to 300 -- Pages:301 to 309
Control code
EBC1077392
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (308 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780876112588
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1077392
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1077392
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10631158
  • (CaONFJC)MIL428463
  • (OCoLC)820123136

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