Building the Arsenal of Democracy: World War II Photographs from the NASM Archives

March 30, 1995 – October 2, 1995

National Air and Space Museum
Independence Avenue and 6th Street, SW
Washington, DC

Pioneers of Flight, Gallery 208, 2nd Floor, Center Floor Plan

See 47 photos that depict supportive efforts on the home front during WWII of both military personnel and civilians working to support those on the front lines. The exhibition takes its title from the words of President Franklin D. Roosevelt who in 1940 called on Americans to work together and become the "Arsenal of Democracy."