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This article from the Wichita Eagle covers the release of the 1,000 B-29 Superfortress bomber at the Boeing Aircraft Company plant in Wichita, Kansas. On the same day the Boeing company produced its 10,346th Kaydet training airplane.
Creator: Wichita Eagle
Date: February 14, 1945
This article can be used in conjunction with other material on Boeing and the B-29 to help students understand role that both the company and the airplane played during World War II.
KS: 11th: 2.4.: understands the role of Kansas aviation companies in World War II
Item Number: 213710
Call Number: K 629.13, vol. 4, Aviation Clippings
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213710
Business and Industry - Aviation - Production - Boeing
Collections - Library
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
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Newspaper - clipping
Places - Cities and towns - Wichita
Places - Counties - Sedgwick
Thematic Time Period - World War II, 1939-1945
Transportation - Air Travel - Aeroplanes
Transportation - Air Travel - Companies - Boeing
Type of Material - Newspapers - Clippings