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America's Arsenal: How Pittsburgh Powered WWII

November 7, 2011

WQED contributing reporter Dave Crawley documents Western Pennsylvania's contributions to World War II, including the Bantam Jeep designed in Butler, LST production on Neville Island, steel production in Homestead and the Westinghouse artist who created the Rosie The Riveter image.


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WQED contributing reporter Dave Crawley documents Western Pennsylvania's contributions to World War II, including the Bantam Jeep designed in Butler, LST production on Neville Island, steel production in Homestead and the Westinghouse artist who created the Rosie The Riveter image.


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Rivers of Steel

Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum

Heinz History Center

Butler County Historical Society

Pittsburgh Historical Society

 


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