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frank_s._milburn_burlington_s_wartime_secret [2014/08/07 16:41]
kbarber
frank_s._milburn_burlington_s_wartime_secret [2018/09/07 09:09] (current)
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 Originally published: January, 2008 in the //[[Boone County Recorder]]//​ Originally published: January, 2008 in the //[[Boone County Recorder]]//​
  
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 During WWII, the Norden Bombsight was such a closely guarded secret that only the Manhattan Project was more hush-hush. ​ In a quiet machine shop on the outskirts of [[Burlington]],​ KY, [[Frank Milburn]] and his employees secretly made a precision part for these bombsights, complex machines instrumental to the Allied bombing raids which turned the tide of war.  Milburn'​s shop was part of a network of military contractors purposefully scattered across the United States to avoid detection by the enemy. During WWII, the Norden Bombsight was such a closely guarded secret that only the Manhattan Project was more hush-hush. ​ In a quiet machine shop on the outskirts of [[Burlington]],​ KY, [[Frank Milburn]] and his employees secretly made a precision part for these bombsights, complex machines instrumental to the Allied bombing raids which turned the tide of war.  Milburn'​s shop was part of a network of military contractors purposefully scattered across the United States to avoid detection by the enemy.
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-  * [[http://catalog.bcpl.org/POLARIS/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.7&type=Keyword&​term=frank%20milburn&​by=KW&​sort=RELEVANCE&​limit=TOM=*&​query=&​page=0&searchid=2|Browse photographs]] taken by Frank Milburn. +  * [[https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/​client/​en_US/history/search/results?qu=frank+milburn&qf=BCPL_TYPE%09Record+Type%09Photograph%09Photograph&te=ASSET|Browse photographs]] taken by Frank Milburn. 
-  * [[http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/FrankMilburn.pdf|"​Frank S. Milburn: Burlington'​s Cornfield Edison]],"​ //Northern Kentucky Heritage Magazine//, Spring/​Summer 2006.- by Matthew E. Becher+  * [[https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/​client/en_US/search/​asset/​30638/​0|"​Frank S. Milburn: Burlington'​s Cornfield Edison]],"​ //Northern Kentucky Heritage Magazine//, Spring/​Summer 2006.- by Matthew E. Becher
   * "​[[Burlington Loses Significant Building]]"​ - by Matthew E. Becher & Harold McFarland   * "​[[Burlington Loses Significant Building]]"​ - by Matthew E. Becher & Harold McFarland
  
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