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This article from the Wichita Evening Eagle details the enormous contributions of Kansas aviation companies to World War II and their impact throughout the globe in both military and non-military roles. The articles' author, Captain Jack Hardwick, explains that he trained in Wichita-built airplanes and witnessed Kansas-made airplanes "in every state in the country and in every theater of war." In addition, Hardwick recalls seeing Wichita-built airplanes being used for a variety of purposes, including crop-dusting and training foreign aviators that helped secure the Allied victory in World War II.

Creator: Wichita Eagle
Date: January 18, 1946

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This article can be used to help students appreciate the worldwide impact of airplanes manufactured in Kansas during World War II.

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

Item Number: 213720
Call Number: K 629.13, vol. 4, Avaition Clippings
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213720

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