Fords of the Fifties
ISBN10: 1931128146 ISBN13: 9781931128148 Publisher: California Bill's Automotive Published: Feb 3 2001 Weight: 1.55lbs. Height: 10.75" Width: 8.75" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
This is a must have for any classic car enthusiast. Parris blends a behind-the-scenes story of Ford Motor Company's survival and comeback from 1949 to 1959 with these beautiful images and details of classic Fords. The company was losing $10 million per month during the mid-1940's when 27-year-old Henry Ford II came back from the Navy to take charge and lead the company to one of the most successful decades in its history. After nearing the brink of bankruptcy, Ford Motor Company came bounding back with record profits, memorable products and dream cars that captured the minds of post-war America. This book will become your best source of information for this great period in Ford automotive history to large automotive businesses.