Alfred T. Palmer

C-47 Aircraft Inspection: 1942

C-47 Aircraft Inspection: 1942

Women inspectors at the Long Beach, California plant of Douglas Aircraft Company checking center wings for C-47 transport planes. The Douglas C-47 Skytrain is a military transport, developed from the Douglas DC-3 airliner, that was used extensively during World War Two. WW2 aircraft factory photo taken in 1942 by photographer Alfred T. Palmer. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection.

P-51 Preparation: 1942

P-51 Preparation: 1942

P-51 Mustang fighter planes being prepared for test flight at North American Aviation plant in Inglewood, California. WW2 aviation photo taken in 1942 by photographer Alfred T. Palmer. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

B-25 Bomber Wind Tunnel Test: 1942

B-25 Bomber Wind Tunnel Test: 1942

Description with photo: "Member[s] of the experimental staff at the North American Aviation, Inc., plant, observe wind tunnel tests on an accurate scale model of the B-25 (Billy Mitchell) bomber, Inglewood, Calif.

Marine Corps Glider Pilot: 1942

Marine Corps Glider Pilot: 1942

A USMC Lieutenant in training as a glider pilot at Page Field, Parris Island, South Carolina, 1942. Photo by Alfred T. Palmer. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

B-25 Bomber Engine Assembly: 1942

B-25 Bomber Engine Assembly: 1942

One of the motors for a B-25 bomber is assembled by a woman in the engine department of North American Aviation's Inglewood, California plant. WW2 photo taken in 1942 by photographer Alfred T. Palmer. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Bomber Power: 1942

Bomber Power: 1942

Cowling and control rods are added to motors for North American B-25 bombers as they move down the assembly line, North American Aviation, Inglewood, California. World War Two factory photo taken in 1942 by photographer Alfred T. Palmer. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information. LOC original medium: color transparency.

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