World War II aircraft production

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This table lists aircraft production during World War II by country and year.


Country 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 Total
U.S. 2,141 6,086 19,433 47,836 85,898 96,318 46,001 303,713[verification needed]
Germany 8,295 10,826 12,401 15,409 24,807 40,593 7,540 119,871
USSR 10,382 10,565 15,735 25,436 34,900 40,300 20,900 158,218
UK 7,940 15,049 20,094 23,672 26,263 26,461 12,070 131,549
Japan 4,467 4,768 5,088 8,861 16,693 28,180 8,263 76,320
Italy ~18,000
Canada 16,431
Total 33,225 47,294 72,751 121,214 188,561 231,852 94,774 789,671

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Further reading[edit]

  • Angelucci, Enzo. Complete Book of World War II Combat Aircraft (1988) 414pp
  • Angelucci, Enzo. The Rand McNally Encyclopedia Of Military Aircraft, 1914-1980 (1988) 546pp; includes production data
  • Harrison, Mark, ed. The economics of World War II: six great powers in international comparison (Cambridge University Press, 2000)
  • Wilson, Stewart. Aircraft of World War II (Aerospace Publications, 1988), with photos, production data, service histories, countries of origin, and specifications for most WWII fighters, bombers and cargo planes.

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