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Plane Jane: 1942

Plane Jane: 1942

1942. "Melbourne, Australia. Beaufort torpedo bomber final assembly plant." Airplane, check. Guy in plane, check. Office of War Information. View full size.

 

They also serve

who only sit and scribble. Clearly staff or management: no bandana, no overalls, no sensible shoes.

One of several possible locations

1. (most likely) Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation, Lorimer St Port Melbourne.
2. General Motors - Holdens, Princes Hwy Dandenong.
3. Maybe the Ford factory at Broadmeadows or Geelong.

Winner

Best Dressed Inspector Competition.

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