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This article from the Wichita Eagle addresses the awarding of the Army/Navy "E" award for excellence to the Cessna Aircraft Company. The Army/Navy "E" award was given for outstanding performance in war production.
Date: June 23, 1944
This article can be used in conjunction with other materials detailing the success of the Cessna Aircraft Company to help students understand the key contributions the company made to the U.S. war effort.
KS: 11th: 2.4.: understands the role of Kansas aviation companies in World War II
Item Number: 213712
Call Number: K 629.13, vol. 4, Aviation Clippings
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213712
Business and Industry - Aviation - Production - Cessna
Collections - Library
Curriculum - 11th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1930-1945 (Kansas_Benchmark 2) - Aviation companies in World War II (Indicator 4)
Date - 1940s - 1944
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 - Cessna
Type of Material - Newspapers - Clippings