The enemy in Europe called it the “Fork-Tailed Devil.” We named it the “Lightning.” It was fast and it was powerful. In Burbank , Lockheed built 9,924 P-38's that helped turn the tide of war while protecting America 's shores. By the third year of World War II, industry was producing thousands of aircraft. Folks on the home front were working around the clock to build the equipment needed to defeat fascism. Yet, here we see a brief interlude for two Rosy Riveters as they unpack for an afternoon on the beach. Having finished their shift at the ball turret factory in Anaheim , they have traveled to Corona del Mar. Their kids now unwind and play in the low-tide shallows.