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B-17 Betty: 1942

B-17 Betty: 1942

October 1942. Long Beach, California. "Girl riveting machine operator at the Douglas Aircraft Company plant joins sections of wing ribs to reinforce the inner wing assemblies of B-17F heavy bombers." View full size. 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Alfred Palmer for the Office of War Information.

 

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