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Inglewood: 1942

Inglewood: 1942

October 1942. B-25 bomber nose wheel and landing gear assembly at the North American Aviation plant in Inglewood, California. View full size. 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Alfred Palmer for the Office of War Information.

 

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Is this Robert Mitchum?

He worked for North American Aviation at the beginning of World War II.

Dandy

This guy is really gussied up for the picture. Sleeves rolled up to show the biceps, hair done up, and just enough tension in the pose to make the muscles stand out. This is an early Elvis!

Second comment -- wonder what was the fate of the airplane in the war?

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