A Big Sea of Planes: Quantitative Display of World War II Bombers

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Mon, Aug 30th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

In 1942, as a result of an inspiration derived from President Franklin Roosevelt's assertion that America would produce 185,000 war-focused aircraft in 1942 and 1943, 4,500 aircraft models suspended from the ceiling of Chicago's Union Station in a quantitative effort to make the public understand what that meant. The result must have looked pretty outstanding.

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