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This letter, dated October 20, 1944, was sent to Governor Andrew Schoeppel by William M. Bashaw, Outside Production Manager of the Beech Aircraft Corporation. In the letter, Bashaw praises the accomplishments of the many subcontractors throughout Kansas who assisted the Beech Aircraft Corporation throughout World War II.

Date: October 20, 1944

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This letter can be used to help students understand that the manufacturing process was a complex one that involved thousands of men and women. More importantly, this letter can be used to demonstrate that small Kansas companies played a significant role in the U.S.'s success during World War II.

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

Item Number: 213857
Call Number: Governor Andrew Schoeppel, Correspondence 1943-1947, Box 45, Folder 3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213857

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