Best Ever

Amid the potato fields of Long Island, Grumman Aircraft Engineering Co. last week sprouted the best production record of the war. In March, Grumman turned out 658 Navy fighting planes, most ever turned out in one month by a single U.S. plane plant. Previous record holder: North American Aviation Inc., with 571 Mustang fighters in January.

...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!