During the 3 ½ years of WWII that started with the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor in December, 1941 and ended with the Surrender of Germany and Japan in 1945, the U.S. produced 22 aircraft carriers,
420 destroyer escorts,
34 million tons of merchant ships,
100,000 fighter aircraft,
24,000 transport aircraft,
58,000 training aircraft,
257,000 artillery pieces,
3,000,000 machine guns and
2,500,000 military trucks.
America put 16.1 million men in uniform in the various armed services,
invaded Europe, Sicily and Italy,
won the battle for the Atlantic,
planned and executed D-Day,
marched across the Pacific and Europe,
developed the atomic and hydrogen bombs
and ultimately conquered Japan and Germany.
It’s worth mentioning, that during the almost exact amount of time the Obama administration couldn’t build a functioning website.