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This letter, from Boeing Vice President J. Earl Schaefer to Major W.E. Treadway of the Selective Service, details the Boeing Airplane Company's complaints with the way personnel were selected for either military service or service in the defense industry. Schaefer explains to Treadway that people taken from Boeing for military service only hamper the company's effort to build B-29s to meet the U.S. Army Air Force's insatiable demand for heavy bombers.

Creator: Schaefer, Julius Earl
Date: March 27, 1944

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This letter can be used to help students understand the tremendous logistical issues that Boeing dealt with as it worked to meet the demand for airplanes during World War II.

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

Item Number: 213847
Call Number: Governor's records, Schoeppel, Box 46, Folder 5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213847

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