1944 Chrysler War Effort:


1944: All civilian car production ended in 1942 for the duration of World War II. Throughout the war, Chrysler was also involved in the production of aircraft and their engines, watercraft, weaponry, and air raid sirens for the Allied countries, which included the U.S. and Great Britain.


Nose and center fuselage sections for the Martin B-26 Marauder bomber, photo from the chrysler archives

Above: By mid-June 1941, the automaker was purchasing machinery to produce the nose and center fuselage sections for the Martin B-26 Marauder bomber.


Chrysler advertisement from the 1940's, Horsepower wins wars, from the chrysler archives

Above: Chrysler advertisement from the 1940's, Horsepower wins wars.


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