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This article from the Wichita Eagle details the features of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress. The B-29, the most powerful U.S. bomber during World War II, put Wichita on the map and provided the city with the tremendous influx of money and people that were required to build the airplane.

Creator: Wichita Eagle
Date: June 15, 1944

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This article can be used in conjunction with other material on Boeing and the B-29 to help students appreciate the significance of both the airplane and the company to the U.S. war effort during World War II.

KS: 11th: 2.4.: understands the role of Kansas aviation companies in World War II

Item Number: 213702
Call Number: K 629.13, vol. 4, Aviation Clippings
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213702

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