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Caption (Original Description)

Awaiting the dawn for an early takeoff for delivery to the British Royal Air Force (RAF) are these Lockheed Hudson bombers. Lockheed mechanics are working all night at the Lockheed Air Terminal in Burbank, California, to get these sturdy craft ready for their flight across the continent on the first leg of their journey to England. More than ten thousand of Lockheed's 23,500 employees work far into the night on a round-the-clock schedule of mass production for Great Britain and American national defense

Photographer

Unknown

Created

1941

Lot Number (Shooting Assignment)

3473

Call Number (Library of Congress)

LC-USE64-DC-000088

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