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Assembling B-25 Mitchell bombers at North American Aviation's Fairfax Airport plant in Kansas City, Kansas, United States, Oct 1942

Caption   Assembling B-25 Mitchell bombers at North American Aviation's Fairfax Airport plant in Kansas City, Kansas, United States, Oct 1942 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Library of Congress
Identification Code   LC-USW36-238
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 25 Jun 2007

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1. Anonymous says:
4 Apr 2010 04:28:23 PM

Wonderful history,remember lest we repeat the past
2. Anonymous says:
4 Dec 2011 05:07:12 AM

Were any of Doolittle's 16 planes built here in KCKS?
3. Bill says:
23 Mar 2012 04:39:30 PM

The first B-25 Mitchell's were built at North American's Inglewood California plant Later aircraft were built in Kansas City. Photo shows vertical and horizontal tail assembly being installed.
4. Barry Litchfield says:
16 Dec 2015 06:56:54 AM

My father, William Litchfield, assembled the B25 bombers at the Fairfax plant in KCK during WWII. He installed hydraulic systems.

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