This afternoon Kansas City's wartime economy earns thoughtful examination.
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"The Fairfax District in Kansas City, Kansas, was the assembly site for the B-25 Mitchell Bomber, manufactured by North American Aviation. Historian Dan Desko details this history, from the bomber’s production at the plant to its use in the war effort – including the famous Doolittle Raid on Tokyo and other Japanese cities in April 1942. He also examines the role of engineers, assembly line workers, test pilots, and others involved in the B-25’s production."
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Dan Desko, founder and CEO of the B-25 History Project, recounts the value of America's B-25 bomber to Allied efforts in World War II. Manufactured in Kansas City, Kansas, the aircraft saw perhaps its most notable action in the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo and other Japanese cities in April 1942.