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By Des Plaines Memory

Des Plaines Takes Flight

August 6 • Des Plaines Memory

When the Douglas Aircraft Company landed a big defense contract to build an Army Transport plane during World War II, they chose to build their plant just outside of Des Plaines. In this edition of the Des Plaines Memory newsletter, we highlight  their impact on our community with photos and other aviation-related items from DPPL's Des Plaines Memory collection.

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