"During the 3-1/2 years of World War 2 that started with the
Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbour in December 1941 and ended
with the Surrender of Germany and Japan in 1945, the U.S.
produced; 22 aircraft carriers, 8 battleships, 48 cruisers, 349
destroyers, 420 destroyer escorts, 203 submarines, 34 million
tons of merchant ships, 100,000 fighter aircraft, 98,000 bombers,
24,000 transport aircraft, 58,000 training aircraft, 93,000
tanks, 257,000 artillery pieces, 105,000 mortars, 3,000,000
machine guns, and 2,500,000 military trucks.
We put 16.1 million men in uniform in the various armed
services, invaded Africa, invaded Sicily and Italy, won the
battle for the Atlantic, planned and executed D-Day, marched
across the Pacific and Europe, developed the atomic bomb and
ultimately conquered Japan and Germany.
It's worth noting, that during the almost exact same amount of
time, the Obama administration couldn't build a functioning web