The WPA Film Library : American Airplane Factory, ca. 1917

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  • American airplane factory, WWI era: title says "Americans bid for Air Mastery"; early assembly line; workers tune engines on row of biplanes; shots of planes taking the air and maneuvering.


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  • American Airplane Factory, ca. 1917 (1:00)
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