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Winning Their Share: WTI Students, Faculty Support WWII Efforts

Williamsport Technical Institute students examine a gas mask, circa 1941.
Williamsport Technical Institute students examine a gas mask, circa 1941.
An aviation mechanic student works on an airplane engine. The student was later placed as an Army Air Corps aviation mechanic.
An aviation mechanic student works on an airplane engine. The student was later placed as an Army Air Corps aviation mechanic.

From the Fall 2014 One College Avenue magazine: To help train men and women for war-related production, the institution overhauled its curriculum from 1940-45, reinforcing a growing national reputation. Read the full story.

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