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WWII is basis for process improvement series

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At the end of World War II, the Japanese thought we had won the war because of a secret weapon. It was not the atomic bomb, not superior strategy nor military might, it was whatever we did to ramp up our production of wartime goods as quickly as we did.

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Preparation for the "next war" began in Europe and Asia in the 1920s. We did not start until the late 1930s; yes, we started before Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.

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