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This photograph shows two aircraft that were very important to the U.S. Army Air Forces, and the U.S. war effort as a whole, during World War II. While vastly different in both size and capability, each plane fulfilled a vital role during the conflict.
Creator: Boeing Airplane Company
This photograph can be used in conjunction with other Boeing material to help students understand the significance of Boeing many contributions to the U.S. war effort.
KS: 11th: 2.4.: understands the role of Kansas aviation companies in World War II
Item Number: 213620
Call Number: TL 500 Boe.A*1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213620
Business and Industry - Aviation - Production - Boeing
Business and Industry - Aviation - Production - Stearman
Collections - Photograph
Curriculum - 11th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1930-1945 (Kansas_Benchmark 2) - Aviation companies in World War II (Indicator 4)
Date - 1940s - 1945
Military - Wars - World War II - Homefront
Places - Cities and towns - Wichita
Places - Counties - Sedgwick
Thematic Time Period - World War II, 1939-1945
Transportation - Aeronautics
Transportation - Air Travel - Companies - Boeing
Type of Material - Photographs