A tug pulls the "Lucky 7," the 7,000th Ford Liberator bomber (B-24) from a hangar at the Ford Willow Run plant. Views of the "Lucky 7," on the tarmac with other B-24s. scene shifts to an earlier period, showing a B-24 with labeling on its fuselage, reading: "5000th Ford Built Liberator." Henry Ford, in a straw hat, handles some papers with a British officer, as his grandson, Henry Ford, II, and an American military officer, stand nearby. Plant manager,Mead L. Bricker, is seen momentarily, at left of the group. Henry Ford shakes hands with the British officer. Closeup views of aircraft's engine and propeller with Hamilton Standard logos displayed on propeller blades. View of the aircraft's leading edge deicers (boots) and the "Lucky 7" sign painted on its fuselage. Closeup shows signatures of Henry Ford and Henry Ford II, next to the large painted 5000th sign. Change of scene to a later time, showing the 8000th Ford built B-24 Liberator bomber. It is labeled: "Ford's 8000th Liberator,"and displays "8" intertwined with the letter "V." U.S. Army Air Forces officers and Henry Ford,II, along with Ford executives, including plant manager, Mead L. Bricker, pose in front of the B-24. Henry Ford,II (using his left hand) scribes a line with a pen, under the bottom of the "V," and poses for the camera.
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