Donald Nelson and party visit the Ford Bomber Plant in Detroit, Michigan.
Detroit Michigan USA Date:1942, June 3 Duration:3 min 21 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Chairman of the War Production Board Donald Nelson and party visit the Ford and Chrysler plants in Detroit, Michigan. A C-45 lands at the new Ford Bomber Plant. The visitors get off the plane. They are greeted by the Ford Motor Company founder Henry Ford and others. W. Averell Harriman converses with Henry Ford. Nelson, Harriman and Oliver Lyttelten pose. Photographers take pictures and cameramen record the event. A stationary U.S. bomber B-24 Liberator with engines running. Civilian guard patrolling in the foreground. Hangar and civilian cars in the background. The visitors and hosts near the first bomber built by the Ford Bomber Plant. Henry Ford has trouble being heard because of the aircraft engine noise. The B-24 engines are shut down. Aviator Charles Lindbergh, in civilian clothes, with two U.S. military officers. Henry Ford and others get into a car.
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