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Rosie the Riveter - the Home Front during World War II (PBM Shop Sets Production Record)

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With war requirements calling for a stepped-up schedule in 1945, Fairchild employees working on the PBM project gave their answer in January by turning out a record number of wing panels for the PBM-3 Mariner, the Navy's workhorse in Pacific patrol operations. This high performance was set in spite of bad weather conditions during the month. The above photo shows a section (Leading Edge) of the PBM shop at Plant 2.


Fairchild Aircarft Division (FAD)


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Washington County Free Library

Aircraft industry--Maryland--Hagerstown--Employees; Fairchild Aircraft Company (Hagerstown, Md.)--History

Western Maryland, 2004

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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