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military and commercial aircraft. The B-10 bomber was a great advance over previous designs and was the subject of the Robert J. Collier Trophy Award for 1932. Orders were received from the Netherlands and Argentina, in addition to large orders from our own Army Air Corps. In 1934 a group of B-10s flew to Alaska and return under command of General H.H. Arnold. Martin divebombers, coast-patrol flying boats, [[crossed-out: and]] the large long-range Clipper flying boats made for Pan American Airways, and Navy PBM Mariner boatplanes were manufactured in large numbers and it became necessary to enlarge the factory. With the attack on Pearl Harbor Martin's operations expanded further to include the "Baltimore," "Maryland," and "Marauder" bombers, and the huge Martin "Mars" 4-engine flying boat which was the largest operational seaplane in the world at that time. They set several weight-carrying and distance records. Martin produced 7,420 military aircraft during the first year of the war and even larger numbers as the war continued. Another plant was opened in Omaha, and there the famous atomic bomber "Enola Gay" was made. In 1943 Glenn Martin had been elected President of the National War Production Council. 

As the war neared its victorious end, Martin began to consider the future commercial needs and started the design of the Martin "202." The "404" transport was a product of 1950. By that time the company had advanced into the rocket-powered missile age with production of the 45-foot "Viking". Glenn Martin's interest in huge flying boats resulted in design and limited production of the P5M, and in 1954 completion of the prototype XP6M-I, a beautiful 4-jet-engined, mine-laying flying boat capable of speeds of over 600 mph., but the Navy was phasing-out flying boats and some of the officials of the company had less interest in their production, especially after accidents resulted in the loss of two of the P6M "Seamasters." 

In 1949 Glenn Martin resigned as President of the firm to become Chairman of the Board. As a place for recreation, he had bought a property on the eastern shore of the Chesapeake Bay which he named "Glenmar." It was near Chestertown, Maryland, and provided a restful place for fishing, hunting, and boating. There after gradually failing health, he suffered a cerebral hemmorhage on December 4, 1955, dying a few hours later at the University Hospital in Baltimore, age 69. [[Crossed-out: He had been]] A lifelong bachelor, he was survived by a sister. He was buried in Santa Ana, California, beside his parents. 

Glenn Martin was the recipient of a long list of well deserved honors and awards. He was a member of The Early Birds of Aviation, The Institute of Aeronautical Sciences, and many 

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