January 31, 1942 – Pre war civilian auto production wraps up
Boeing B-17Es under construction. This is the first released wartime production photograph of Flying Fortress heavy bombers at one of the Boeing plants, at Seattle, Wash. Boeing exceeded its accelerated delivery schedules by 70 percent for the month of December 1942. (U.S. Air Force photo)

January 31, 1942 – Pre war civilian auto production wraps up

COVER: Boeing bombers took the place of sedans and coupes in production facilities across America as automakers supported the war efforts. Under the Lend-Lease Act, the US auto industry was…

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