1 Jan 1883

United States
4 Nov 1916

United States
25 Aug 1919

United States
10 Jul 1935

United States
  • Lawrence Bell founded the Bell Aircraft Corporation at Buffalo, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Buffalo, New York | AC]
8 May 1943

Photo(s) dated 8 May 1943
Captain Warren K Berner, left, reading his orders to take command of the training carrier USS Sable at her commissioning ceremony at the American Shipbuilding Company in Buffalo, New York, 8 May 1943.
22 May 1943

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22 Nov 1944

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  • The 15,000th P-40 fighter was built at the Curtiss-Wright factory in Buffalo, New York, United States. ww2dbase [P-40 Warhawk | Buffalo, New York | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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