Women Building B-17 Fortress to Support War Effort

  • April 30, 2015
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This photo shows three women supporting the war effort during World War II by helping build a B-17 Fortress, one of the most notable bombers responsible for the Allied victory in Europe.

October 1942. Workers installing fixtures and assemblies in the tail section of a B-17F bomber at the Douglas Aircraft Company plant in Long Beach, California.