Wisconsin Hometown Stories

Manitowoc-Two Rivers: Home Front

Clip: Special | 6m 51s

Manitowoc and Two Rivers, like many Wisconsin cities, retooled for the World War II home front effort. The area's industries made unique contributions, including canteens & aluminum ware, airplane fuel tanks, canned food, evaporated milk, ship engines, and more. Manitowoc Shipbuilding made the biggest and most unusual contribution - submarines. (Part 7/8)

Aired: 07/06/09

Rating: TV-G

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