Left: Picture of Edsel Ford, successor of Ford Motors, died on 1943. Source: fineartamerica.com Middle: Ford reciving the Nazi Grand Cross of the German Eagle on 1938 from Hitler's consuls in America. Source: orange-papers.org Right: News clipping of Ford Hunger March on 1932 claiming over 60 wounded. Source:bitsofnews.com
Troubles "Little difficulties are made to swell until they fill our horizon while the Ahead real big blessings of life are dwindled down to nothing."
-Henry Ford 1924(thehenryford.org Henry Ford Quotations)
One of Henry Ford's shortcomings was his insistence of Antisemitism.
"Of these classes of Jews, one or both are
Ford's main problem was his dislike for the UAW(United Auto Workers) union that threatened his company.
"The most closely organized groups and
Ford's only son Edsel died May 26 1943 due to stomach cancer. Their relationship wasn't good despite Ford making Edsel the head of the company.
" He did all the essential things that Henry refused to do, and consequently held the Company together during several crisis periods in the 1930's. In true retrospect, he seems less a tragic figure than popularly supposed. Without him, the Company might never have attained the solid image it was today." -Henry Edmunds (Director of Ford Archives) 1970 (Edsel.com)