Dec 2, 2022

Some companies like Boeing survived WW2 but Focke-Wulf did not. Here’s why

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The Second World War left many economies in tatters, yet, despite the carnage, some companies managed to thrive in the aftermath of the war.

World War II, like many other wars in history, was a time when a lot of new technology was made quickly. The war started with piston aircraft and ended with fighter planes, rockets, and nuclear weapons.

Aircraft are possibly the most emblematic of all the technology developed during this period. But of all the small and large companies involved in making planes for the war effort on all sides of the conflict, only a handful remained in business after the war’s end. But why? Vahlersvik/iStock.

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