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By Michael Branigan,Christopher Lynch

In 1942, a stretch of Illinois prairie that had served as a battleground and a railroad depot turned the location of an incredible production plant, generating Douglas C-54 Skymasters for international battle II. under two decades later, that plot of land boasted the most important and busiest airport on this planet. a few of the thousands who've considering gone through it have most probably purely looked it as a spot among towns. yet for individuals like Michael Branigan, who has spent years on its tarmac, they be aware of that O'Hare is a urban unto itself, with a desirable heritage of gangsters and heroes, mayors, �presidents and pilots.

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