Assembly of liberty ships at Kaiser Shipyards, assembly of airplanes at aircraft factories in America during World War 2.
United States USA Date:1942, November 12 Duration:2 min 7 sec Sound:Yes
Henry Kaiser assembles a scale model of a liberty ship. Workers at Kaiser Shipyards. Prefabricated parts of ships moved into place during assembly. The Robert E. Peary is launched on November 12, 1942 only 4 days after its keel was placed. View shifts to large aircraft production factories. Women war workers riveting sheet metal on aircraft in factories. Women involved in many jobs producing aircraft for World War II. Technicians work on aircraft parts in assembly line. Airplanes seen in assembly area include the B-17 Flying Fortress, the P-51 Mustang, and the PBY Catalina flying boat with gun turret. Engines and wing assembly of B-17 is moved into place.
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