Second World War
Artifact W2-09: Aircraft Production
Provided by: LCol (Ret’d) R.G. Robert Farrell, RCSigs
After Pearl Harbour and the ramp-up of the war in the Pacific, Fairchild began building the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver, a carrier-borne dive bomber. In this photo my Father is running up the engine of a newly- built Helldiver.