A state on the west coast of the United States, California played a significant role in World War II. The state’s industries produced a wide range of military equipment, including aircraft, ships, and tanks. California was also home to numerous military bases, including Fort Ord, Camp Pendleton, and Moffett Field.


A secondary product or material produced as a consequence of manufacturing or military operations, often utilized for other purposes, like repurposing scrap metal for munitions.


A German city that was a significant manufacturing center during World War II, producing a variety of military equipment, including tanks, artillery, and aircraft.