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1

How much larger were military budgets in 1941 compared to the year before?

4 times

2

How many chips were being produced per day in 1945?

1 Cargo ship per day

3

How many planes were produced during WW2?

296,429

4

How many tanks were produced during WW2?

102,351

5

How many Artillery pieces were produced?

372,431

6

How many guns & ammunition rounds were produced?

20 million guns and 44 billion rounds of ammunition

7

How many machine guns and warships were produced?

2.6 million machine guns and 86,000 warships

8

How much did the GNP grow by from 1939 to 1945?

From US$91.3bn in 1939 to US$166.6bn in 1945

9

How much money by Workers contributed to the war effort by War Bonds?

US$129 billion of War Bonds

10

What was introduced in March 1941 to help a friend? and what did they receive?

A Lend Lease was introduced to provide the UK the necessary Weapons and equipment to fight Nazi Germany.

They received: US$31.4bn

11

What was extended to the CCCP (USSR) in November 1941?
What did the CCCP receive?

The Lend Lease to the UK was extended to the CCCP (USSR) to help them fight against the Nazis

They received: US$11.3bn, 7,000 tanks, 18,700 aircraft and 400,000 Jeeps.

12

What did Farm income grow by and to during WW2?

The income grew by 250% and value grew to US$20bn

13

What did the number of black people working for the government rise to?

50,000 in 1939 to 200,000 in 1944

14

How many women joined the army?

300,000

15

What else was introduced during the war?

Paid holidays, Wage rise sand health insurgence schemes.