Going public. Last minute, they added “Veterans” to first stock offering.

The first stock offering was issued 9 November 1945. But the stock certificates were printed before Veterans was part of the official company name. So, just before issue day, out came the typewriter(s) to roll in and roll out each certificate and add the last-minute, but most persuasive word, to their to company names. Veterans Air Express and Veterans Air Line.

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