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WOMEN WORKERS AT REDSTONE ARSENAL (11 K)
   Redstone Arsenal's WW II Female "Production Soldiers" at work on a munitions assembly line. When the call went out for female applicants, hundreds of housewives, mothers, and even grandmothers promptly dropped their household tasks and volunteered their services to help defeat the Axis Powers. Want to Know More? [ Click on the thumbnail to view a larger version. ]
INSPECTING NOSE SECTIONS (13 K)
   Stars over Berlin and Tokyo will soon replace these factory lights reflected in the noses of planes at Douglas Aircraft's Long Beach, California plant. Women workers groom lines of transparent noses for deadly A-20 attack bombers. Photo by Alfred Palmer, October 1942. Photo courtesy National Archives and Records Administration (208-AA-352QQ-5). [ Click on the thumbnail to view a larger version. ]
RIVETER (11 K)
   Riveter at Lockheed Aircraft Corp., Burbank, California. Photo courtesy National Archives and Records Administration (86-WWT-3-67). [ Click on the thumbnail to view a larger version. ]

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