Wisconsin Hometown Stories

Sauk Prairie: Arsenal of Democracy

Clip: Special | 7m 47s | Video has closed captioning.

At the outbreak of World War II, President Franklin Roosevelt’s call for the United States to become “a great Arsenal of Democracy” set in motion a plan to build a massive ammunition plant on the Sauk Prairie. The plant would change the landscape and way of life for those in the area.

Aired: 10/11/19

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Wisconsin Hometown Stories is a local public television program presented by PBS Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Hometown Stories: Sauk Prairie was funded by major support from Greg and Carol Griffin, Darlene Ballweg, Culver’s Foundation, and Wollersheim Winery & Distillery, with additional support from Bank of …