Palmer, Alfred T.,, photographer.
Men and women make efficient operating teams on riveting and other jobs at the Douglas Aircraft plant, Long Beach, Calif. Most important of the many types of aircraft made at this plant are the B-17F ("Flying Fortress") heavy bomber, the A-20 ("Havoc") assault bomber and the C-47 heavy transport plane for the carrying of troops and cargo
1 transparency : color.
Title from FSA or OWI agency caption.
Photo shows a woman and man working on a Douglas Aircraft Company cockpit shell identified as a C-47 based on the window outline. Although sometimes called a 'biscuit bomber, 'the plane was for transport. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008 and 2009)
Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.
Douglas Aircraft Company
World War, 1939-1945
United States--California--Long Beach
No known restrictions on publication.
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Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 12002-39 (DLC) 93845501
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Source: Flickr Commons