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Iva Metz oral history interview
Born-digital video recording of an oral history with Iva Metz and interviewer Geoff Nunn, recorded as part of The Museum of Flight Oral History Program, November 1, 2019.

Mitchell bombers sink Aleutian Japs [North American Aviation advertisement]
Magazine advertisement for North American Aviation from Collier's Magazine, circa 1944. Features a full-page illustration of a North American B-25 Mitchell in flight over the Aleutian coast as ships burn in the water below. The text describes the…

[Ralph J. Watson oral history interview (Part 4 of 4)]
In this four-part oral history, fighter ace Ralph J. “Doc” Watson discusses his military service with the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. In part four, he continues to describe his combat tours with the 48th Fighter Squadron and…

[French curve drafting tool used by North American Aviation draftsperson Margery Watson]
French curve drafting tool produced by Dietzgen Excello and used by North American Aviation draftsperson Margery Watson, circa 1943-1945. During her time at NAA, Watson served on the design team for the North American P-51 Mustang.

[Margery Watson with North American P-51D Mustang]
Photograph of Margery Watson standing in front of a North American P-51D Mustang aircraft, Inglewood, California, circa 1940s.

[North American Aviation personnel with "Baby," a prototype North American P-51 Mustang]
Photographic group portrait of North American Aviation personnel posing with "Baby," a prototype North American P-51 Mustang aircraft, Inglewood, California, circa 1940s. Inscription: "The whole gang. Ralles, Phil, Jack." Item from the Margery Watson…

[North American Aviation personnel working on "Baby," a prototype North American P-51 Mustang]
Photograph of North American Aviation personnel attaching a propeller to "Baby," a prototype North American P-51 Mustang aircraft, Inglewood, California, circa 1940s. Inscription: "Putting on the prop." Item from the Margery Watson World War II…

[North American Aviation personnel working on "Baby," a prototype North American P-51 Mustang]
Photograph of North American Aviation personnel working on "Baby," a prototype North American P-51 Mustang aircraft, Inglewood, California, circa 1940s. Inscription: "Assembly job." Item from the Margery Watson World War II Photographs album pages,…

[North American Aviation personnel working on "Baby," a prototype North American P-51 Mustang]
Photograph of North American Aviation personnel working on "Baby," a prototype North American P-51 Mustang aircraft, Inglewood, California, circa 1940s. Inscription: "Genius, 1 Req." Item from the Margery Watson World War II Photographs album pages,…

["Baby," a prototype North American P-51 Mustang]
Photograph of "Baby," a prototype North American P-51 Mustang aircraft, Inglewood, California, circa 1940s. Inscription: "Baby' ready for an overhaul." Item from the Margery Watson World War II Photographs album pages, circa 1940s. Album pages…
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