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Kaiser helped win the war, but couldn’t defeat Detroit

He did, however, create the first 4wd SUV


Henry J. Kaiser built roads and dams and then helped win World War II, but as this video explains, he couldn’t defeat Detroit when he launched his post-war car company.

Larry Edsall
Larry Edsall
A former daily newspaper sports editor, Larry Edsall spent a dozen years as an editor at AutoWeek magazine before making the transition to writing for the web and becoming the author of more than 15 automotive books. In addition to being founding editor at ClassicCars.com, Larry has written for The New York Times and The Detroit News and was an adjunct honors professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.


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