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1966 Press Photo William M Allen, pres Boeing at opening of Helicopter facility

AdID: 3062611

Availability: In stock

Part Number: mja03164

Height: 8

Width: 10

Source: Milwaukee Journal


This is an original press photo. A turnout of 13,000 persons, including government, military and industrial leaders attended the official opening of the world's largest helicopter production facility in the suburbs of Philadelphia September 27. Built by the Boeing Company's Vertol Division, the huge production center is manufacturing helicopters for the Army, Navy and Marine Corps, some for eventual use in Vietnam. Among tthose who attended the opening are Robert W Tharrington, vice president of Boeing; Pennsylvania Governor William W Scranton; William M Allen, president of Boeing & Major General Keith B McCutcheon, Deputy Chief of Staff USMC.Photo measures 10 x 8inches. Photo is dated 10-4-1966.