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This article from the Topeka Daily Capital addresses the importance of the B-29 to the U.S. war effort, as well as the Kansas workers that manufactured the huge airplanes. In addition, the article details the postwar plans of the Culver and Boeing airplane manufacturers.
Creator: Topeka Daily Capital
Date: June 15, 1945
This article can be used in conjunction with other articles on the changes that accompanied the end of World War II to help students understand the significance of the Kansas aviation industry and the changes it underwent as the war wound down.
KS: 11th: 2.4.: understands the role of Kansas aviation companies in World War II
Item Number: 213718
Call Number: K 629.13, vol. 4, Aviation Clippings
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213718
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 - Illustrations