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 6,068 18,466 46,907 84,853 96,270 45,852 300,557
Germany 8,295 10,862 12,401 15,409 24,807 40,593 7,540 119,907
USSR 10,382 10,565 15,737 25,436 34,900 40,300 20,900 158,220
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
Total 33,225 47,312 71,786 120,285 187,516 231,804 94,625 786,553

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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 World War II fighters, bombers and cargo planes.

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