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Building a Bomber: A Defense Report on Film

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Description “Step-by-step manufacture and assembly of the B-26 medium bomber in the Glenn Martin plant at Baltimore.” (War Films Bulletin of the Extension Division Indiana University, February, 1943, 10.) Details every aspect of this process from the foundry where molten metals are cooked, to rivets and tools designed specifically for American aircraft production and finally the testing of the landing gear before a plane is ready to be used in combat.
Creator The U.S. Office of Emergency Management Film Unit
Date Issued 1941
Original Format 16mm print
Duration 19:10
Color/Black & White B&W
Sound/Silent Sound
Nation of Origin U.S.
Geographic Coverage Baltimore, United States