Granted loans to companies to help them cover the cost of converting to war production.
What did the war production board do?
The war production board had the authority to set priorities and production goals and to control the distribution of raw materials and supplies.
In terms of segregation, how was the military at the start of the war?
African americans had separate barracks, latrines, mess halls, and recreational facilities. African Americans were organized into their own military units, but white officers were generally in charge of them. Most military leaders also wanted to keep african american soldiers out of combat and assigned them to construction and supply units.
What was the Double V?
The Double V (Double Victory) would be a victory over both racism in Nazi germany and Racism towards blacks in the US.
Who was Benjamin Davis?
An African american whom FDR promoted to the rank of Brigadier general.
Which African American Military Unit played an important role in the battle of Anzio?