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KECI Missoula
August 26his historic solo flight on May 20-21, 1927, in the single-seat, single-engine
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KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
his historic solo flight on May 20-21, 1927, in the single-seat, single-engine monoplane Spirit of St. Louis. A U.S. Army Air Corps Reserve officer, he was also awarded the nation's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his historic... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
August 26his historic solo flight on May 20-21, 1927, in the single-seat, single-engine
August 26
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
his historic solo flight on May 20-21, 1927, in the single-seat, single-engine monoplane Spirit of St. Louis. A U.S. Army Air Corps Reserve officer, he was also awarded the nation's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his historic... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
August 26his historic solo flight on May 20-21, 1927, in the single-seat, single-engine
August 26
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted yesterday
his historic solo flight on May 20-21, 1927, in the single-seat, single-engine monoplane Spirit of St. Louis. A U.S. Army Air Corps Reserve officer, he was also awarded the nation's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his historic... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Hundreds join hunt for Irish soldier swept out to sea near Donegalthan 120 colleagues of the missing Defence Forces corporal have been joined by
Hundreds join hunt for Irish soldier swept out to sea near Donegal
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
than 120 colleagues of the missing Defence Forces corporal have been joined by colleagues from the naval service and Air Corps. RNLI and Coast Guard teams have also been joined by volunteers from the Donegal Mountain Rescue Team as well as... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Norfolk International Airport shuts down shorter runway -- a sting for smaller planesthe declared runway distance or changing its category. The crosswind runway wa
Norfolk International Airport shuts down shorter runway -- a sting for smaller planes
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted yesterday
the declared runway distance or changing its category. The crosswind runway was built in the mid-1940s when the Army Air Corps took over the airport's operation during World War II. It closed for renovations from late 2009 to early... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Wilbur E. Shearman14, 1922, in Lakewood, N.J., he was the son of Earl and Dorothy Turner Shearman
Wilbur E. Shearman
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
14, 1922, in Lakewood, N.J., he was the son of Earl and Dorothy Turner Shearman. Wilbur served his country in the Army Air Corps during World War II. After the war, he was employed as an engineer with Ajax Engineering of Trenton, N.J. Twenty... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Audley Rhea Felknor, Jr., 92, of Paramus, formerly of EmersonWisconsin, in 1941, he enrolled at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, joinin
Audley Rhea Felknor, Jr., 92, of Paramus, formerly of Emerson
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
Wisconsin, in 1941, he enrolled at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, joining the ROTC. He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1944. His B-17 flight training completed in February of 1945, but did not get shipped overseas as the war in... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Commemorative Air Force brings B-29 bomber to Cheyenneand Thomas Fabian grew up in Superior, a small coal mining town near Rock Sprin
Commemorative Air Force brings B-29 bomber to Cheyenne
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 2 days ago
and Thomas Fabian grew up in Superior, a small coal mining town near Rock Springs. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps and took intensive training at schools across the country to fly the B-29s. When he completed his training, he... Read more
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The New Statesman
Ruin porn: the art world’s awkward obsession with abandoned Soviet architecturethe country of my ancestors (and all post-Soviet and communist states). But als
Ruin porn: the art world’s awkward obsession with abandoned Soviet architecture
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
the country of my ancestors (and all post-Soviet and communist states). But also, it just looked really cool. Mixed air corps, Mongolia. Photo: Calvert 22/Courtesy of the artist, Eric Losito It’s a bit passé now to mock the hipster... Read more
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chroniclelive
Tributes pour in for soldier shot dead during live firing exercise in NorthumberlandI’ve seen how rigorous the procedures are and how much care is taken. Young pe
Tributes pour in for soldier shot dead during live firing exercise in Northumberland
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
I’ve seen how rigorous the procedures are and how much care is taken. Young people get ready for their flight in the Army Air Corps Lynx Helicopter, at Otterburn Training Camp “But of course live firing exercises are a crucial part of training... Read more
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chroniclelive
Soldier killed in Northumberland: Tributes and reaction as serviceman dies during training exerciseYoung people get ready for their flight in the Army Air Corps Lynx Helicopter,
Soldier killed in Northumberland: Tributes and reaction as serviceman dies during training exercise
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
Young people get ready for their flight in the Army Air Corps Lynx Helicopter, at Otterburn Training Camp A cordon remained in place and police said they would work with the Ministry of Defence to establish the circumstances of the death. The... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
WWII vet yields bountiful garden and landscape despite problematic terrainhis homestead, which stretches over two parcels, in the winter of 1954. A World
WWII vet yields bountiful garden and landscape despite problematic terrain
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
his homestead, which stretches over two parcels, in the winter of 1954. A World War II veteran, having served in the Army Air Corps, the Bellevue section native worked as a general contractor on commercial, industrial and residential projects. He... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Legendary test pilot Chuck Yeager is on Twitter and he's awesomepublic appearances. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1941 until 1975, begi
Legendary test pilot Chuck Yeager is on Twitter and he's awesome
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
public appearances. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1941 until 1975, beginning when the branch was known as the Army Air Corps. Late last week Yeager began answering questions from his Twitter followers. He had always answered the stray... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Veteran Siblings Reunite At Garden Plaza At ClevelandRoyal Canadian Air Force. He became part of the Royal Air Force the next year i
Veteran Siblings Reunite At Garden Plaza At Cleveland
The Chattanoogan / Posted 4 days ago
Royal Canadian Air Force. He became part of the Royal Air Force the next year in England, and then the United States Army Air Corps when America joined the fight. He became a flying ace, sometimes engaging in air battles and other times delivering... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Legendary test pilot Chuck Yeager is on Twitter and he's awesomepublic appearances. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1941 until 1975, begi
Legendary test pilot Chuck Yeager is on Twitter and he's awesome
Houston Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
public appearances. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1941 until 1975, beginning when the branch was known as the Army Air Corps. Late last week Yeager began answering questions from his Twitter followers. He had always answered the stray... Read more
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Philly.com
Robert S. Woodcock, investment bankerin Lansdowne to Mabelle H. and Harold Palmer Woodcock. He graduated from Marple
Robert S. Woodcock, investment banker
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
in Lansdowne to Mabelle H. and Harold Palmer Woodcock. He graduated from Marple Newtown High School and served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He attended Lafayette College in Easton, where he took an active role in the Zeta Psi... Read more
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express
Carole Lombard's life was marked by sadness and tragedy, a new book explores her storyrode his motorcycle recklessly, drank and smoked heavily. He kept Lombard’s bed
Carole Lombard's life was marked by sadness and tragedy, a new book explores her story
express / Posted 5 days ago
rode his motorcycle recklessly, drank and smoked heavily. He kept Lombard’s bedroom unchanged. He signed up for the US Army Air Corps in 1942 and told friends he didn’t care if he lived or died.” Lombard was interred at the Forest Lawn cemetery in... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Joseph Burdis, who oversaw Toyota dealership operations in mid-Atlantic, diesin 1942, Mr. Burdis worked briefly as a machinist with the Union Railroad in Ea
Joseph Burdis, who oversaw Toyota dealership operations in mid-Atlantic, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
in 1942, Mr. Burdis worked briefly as a machinist with the Union Railroad in East Pittsburgh before enlisting in the Army Air Corps — now the U.S. Air Force — that same year. Stationed in Thetford, England, Mr. Burdis was a radio operator and... Read more
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Bolton News
Meet the 20 celebrity/ regional chefs and TV wine experts coming to Bolton Food & Drink Festivalhelicopter pilot, she was the first female pilot in the British Forces, flying
Meet the 20 celebrity/ regional chefs and TV wine experts coming to Bolton Food & Drink Festival
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
helicopter pilot, she was the first female pilot in the British Forces, flying Lynx Anti- Tank helicopters with the Army Air Corps. After leaving to raise a family, she started making cakes for her children, a hobby which developed into a full... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Selena, Queen of Tejano, named to Texas Women's Hall of FameStar State." The women have vastly diverse careers and contributions to Texas.
Selena, Queen of Tejano, named to Texas Women's Hall of Fame
Dallas Morning News / Posted 7 days ago
Star State." The women have vastly diverse careers and contributions to Texas. Browning trained pilots for the U.S. Army Air Corps. Hitchcock-Hall earned a Guinness World Record for her 2,940-pound Texas pecan toffee. Kerrick is a leader in... Read more
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The Mendota Reporter
Mendota Reporter Robert �Bud� Bailewas preceded in death by his wife; one sister, Catherine �Kitty� Golden; and hi
Mendota Reporter Robert �Bud� Baile
The Mendota Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
was preceded in death by his wife; one sister, Catherine �Kitty� Golden; and his parents. Bob served with the Army Air Corps during World War II, stationed at Gander Newfoundland Air Force Base from 1942-1946. Even at that early age, he was... Read more
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Newton Daily News
John A. WeirickJuly 6, 1926, in Des Moines. At the age of 19, John answered the call of his co
John A. Weirick
Newton Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
July 6, 1926, in Des Moines. At the age of 19, John answered the call of his country and joined the United States Army Air Corps Jan. 4, 1945. He did his basic training at Keesler Field, Biloxi, Miss., and passed Gunnery School at Las Vegas... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Paul R. McDowellHe was a lifelong resident of Trumbull County and graduated from Bristol High S
Paul R. McDowell
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
He was a lifelong resident of Trumbull County and graduated from Bristol High School in 1938. Paul joined the Army Air Corps shortly after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor in December 1941, interrupting his college years at Ohio Northern... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Selena among Texas Women's Hall of Fame inducteesefforts to strengthen the U.S. Military. In 1942, Browning Aerial Services bega
Selena among Texas Women's Hall of Fame inductees
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 8 days ago
efforts to strengthen the U.S. Military. In 1942, Browning Aerial Services began training pilots for the U.S. Army Air Corps. The Brownings helped form the Texas Flight Training Association, the Civil Aeronautics Authority and the Texas... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
The WWII fighter who fell to Earth — and livedto share the story again. Born Jan. 13, 1919, in Plainfield, N.J., the younges
The WWII fighter who fell to Earth — and lived
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 8 days ago
to share the story again. Born Jan. 13, 1919, in Plainfield, N.J., the youngest of six children, Magee joined the Army Air Corps immediately after the Pearl Harbor attack. He was assigned as a ball turret gunner on a B-17 bomber nicknamed... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
New seating at air show connects fans with pilots in West Milforddisplay. This kind of aircraft first appeared in 1938 and was designed as a ba
New seating at air show connects fans with pilots in West Milford
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 10 days ago
display. This kind of aircraft first appeared in 1938 and was designed as a basic trainer for the United States Army Air Corps. It was the primary training platform for the U.S. airmen in World War II who went on to fly fighter aircraft. The... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
A GOOD AGE: WWII pilot, 93, is Hanson teen's 'Angel'the following spring. He dreamed of becoming a pilot from a young age but flig
A GOOD AGE: WWII pilot, 93, is Hanson teen's 'Angel'
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 11 days ago
the following spring. He dreamed of becoming a pilot from a young age but flight instruction was very costly. The Army Air Corps gave him the opportunity. After the war ended, he returned to Scituate and then moved to Worburn, New York and... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
End of World War II remembered in downtown Savannahthe conflict. Nine others were recognized in absentia. Griffin was a Benedicti
End of World War II remembered in downtown Savannah
Savannah Morning News / Posted 11 days ago
the conflict. Nine others were recognized in absentia. Griffin was a Benedictine Military School classmate of U.S. Army Air Corps Staff Sgt. George Gannam, who was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 1941 – the event that launched... Read more
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The Space Review
Fallen Astronautsa conventional chronological approach, following Grissom’s childhood in a small
Fallen Astronauts
The Space Review / Posted 11 days ago
a conventional chronological approach, following Grissom’s childhood in a small Indiana town and a brief stint in the Army Air Corps at the end of World War II where he neither saw combat nor was trained to fly. Then came studies at Purdue... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Harold William Bellled his team to the state championship in 1938. Bell spent three years at West
Harold William Bell
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
led his team to the state championship in 1938. Bell spent three years at West Virginia University before joining the Army Air Corps as a bombardier and navigator during World War II. After the war, he finished college at Muhlenberg College in... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Wessler: Pat Redd's 1932 Olympics silver medal remains a golden moment for Bradley Universitythan a decade later, during World War II, Jerry Sheehan of Pekin was serving as
Wessler: Pat Redd's 1932 Olympics silver medal remains a golden moment for Bradley University
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 14 days ago
than a decade later, during World War II, Jerry Sheehan of Pekin was serving as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army air corps, assigned to operational training at Rattlesnake Bomber Base in Texas. Sheehan shared this story with me a few... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Air corps’ ‘Rio style’ torch for 75th year - Chichester Observer Air cadets in Chichester will take up a model torch on
Air corps’ ‘Rio style’ torch for 75th year
Chichester Observer / Posted 14 days ago
- Chichester Observer Air cadets in Chichester will take up a model torch on Friday August 19, as part of a national celebration of the organisation’s 75th year. Around 40 youngsters from the 461... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Dr. George Long, Pastor At Lookout Mountain Presbyterian For Over 20 Years, DiesSeminary, and earned a Doctorate of Theology from Edinburgh University. His lea
Dr. George Long, Pastor At Lookout Mountain Presbyterian For Over 20 Years, Dies
The Chattanoogan / Posted 16 days ago
Seminary, and earned a Doctorate of Theology from Edinburgh University. His leadership skills were put to use in his Air Corps days as he flew a P-51 fighter over Germany during World War II. He was installed as pastor at LMPC on Nov. 29,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Ireland is Europe's 'weakest link' in defence and intelligence, says security expertthat a deal has been reached that would see RAF fighters defend Ireland in the
Ireland is Europe's 'weakest link' in defence and intelligence, says security expert
Irish Examiner / Posted 18 days ago
that a deal has been reached that would see RAF fighters defend Ireland in the event of a 9/11 style attack. The Irish Air Corps does not have jet fighters and would not be capable of intercepting a commercial airliner. Mr Clonan said a... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Ireland is Europe’s ‘weakest link’ in defence and intelligencecommercial airliner in our airspace if it appeared that terrorists were prepari
Ireland is Europe’s ‘weakest link’ in defence and intelligence
Irish Examiner / Posted 18 days ago
commercial airliner in our airspace if it appeared that terrorists were preparing to use it in a 9/11-style attack. The Air Corps does not have jet fighters and would not be capable of intercepting a commercial jet airliner. Mr Clonan said a... Read more
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Irish Examiner
RAF tornado jets could shoot down hijacked planes in Irish airspacesaid that if a plane coming from the US was hijacked close to this country “the
RAF tornado jets could shoot down hijacked planes in Irish airspace
Irish Examiner / Posted 18 days ago
said that if a plane coming from the US was hijacked close to this country “the Irish would expect British help”. The Air Corps has no jet fighters which would be capable of shooting down commercial jets. The lack of such firepower was made... Read more
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Irish Examiner
RAF tornado jets could shoot down hijacked planes in Irish airspace in event of terror attacksaid that if a plane coming from the US was hijacked close to this country “the
RAF tornado jets could shoot down hijacked planes in Irish airspace in event of terror attack
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
said that if a plane coming from the US was hijacked close to this country “the Irish would expect British help”. The Air Corps has no jet fighters which would be capable of shooting down commercial jets. The lack of such firepower was made... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Ken Beaton: Standing on their shoulderslate 30s and early 40s a number of airfields were constructed by the Nevada Dep
Ken Beaton: Standing on their shoulders
Nevada Appeal / Posted 21 days ago
late 30s and early 40s a number of airfields were constructed by the Nevada Department of Transportation for the U.S. Army Air Corps. By early 1942 five airfields began training pilots and crews. Reno Air Force Base (Stead AFB) and Las Vegas Army... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Gratitude anew for Truman’s decisiondon’t know what we faced. It would have been terrible.”� Thank you again, Harr
Gratitude anew for Truman’s decision
SaukValley.com / Posted 21 days ago
don’t know what we faced. It would have been terrible.”� Thank you again, Harry.� Note to readers: Orval L. Gearhart Jr. is a retired lieutenant colonel, U.S. Army Air Corps, and a B-25 pilot who served in the Pacific Theater during World W... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Robert Irving Raadehe married Martha "Marti" Lahti and she preceded him in death on August 17, 201
Robert Irving Raade
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
he married Martha "Marti" Lahti and she preceded him in death on August 17, 2014. Robert served his country in the US Army Air Corps. He was the branch manager of the Detroit IBM office and involved in the training and service during the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Take a ride in a time machine with wingsthey were strapped into the front cockpit of a Stearman PT-17 Kaydet – the prim
Take a ride in a time machine with wings
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 23 days ago
they were strapped into the front cockpit of a Stearman PT-17 Kaydet – the primary training aircraft for the U.S. Army Air Corps and Navy both before and during World War II. However, this plane had been upgraded with a Pratt & Whitney... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Irish Defence Forces ahead of French counterparts in planning against terrorist hijacking of passenger ferriesto secure the vessel. They were also backed up by LÉ James Joyce, which shadow
Irish Defence Forces ahead of French counterparts in planning against terrorist hijacking of passenger ferries
Irish Examiner / Posted 23 days ago
to secure the vessel. They were also backed up by LÉ James Joyce, which shadowed the ferry during the operation, and by an Air Corps plane carrying out surveillance. A Defence Forces source said combining Naval Service, Air Corps, and Army in an... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
16 brilliant quotes from Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett's right-hand manCharlie Munger is a college dropout who served as a meteorologist in the US Arm
16 brilliant quotes from Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett's right-hand man
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
Charlie Munger is a college dropout who served as a meteorologist in the US Army Air Corps before graduating from Harvard Law. And then he met Warren Buffett. The rest is history. As vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, Munger is Buffett's... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Eleanor Mae MarquardtSchool in 1944 She married John H. "Jack" Marquardt on May 11, 1944, while he
Eleanor Mae Marquardt
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
School in 1944 She married John H. "Jack" Marquardt on May 11, 1944, while he was on leave from active duty in the Army Air Corps. They lived in Meridian, Miss., for a short time. They had been married for 60 years when Jack died in... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Tributes for Aug. 3Navy as a seaman and was honorably discharged prior to Dec. 7, 1941. On Dec. 8,
Tributes for Aug. 3
Greeley Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
Navy as a seaman and was honorably discharged prior to Dec. 7, 1941. On Dec. 8, 1941, Alan and Marie joined the U.S. Army Air Corps, received his “wings” and was a flight instructor and later served in the south pacific flying cargo over the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Boeing Planes Helped GE's Aviation Business Take OffHall of Fame. The technology quickly spread, and that's where Boeing comes in.
How Boeing Planes Helped GE's Aviation Business Take Off
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Hall of Fame. The technology quickly spread, and that's where Boeing comes in. GE received a large order from the Army Air Corps to build turbosuperchargers for Boeing B-17 and B-29 bombers fighting in World War II. The company opened a... Read more
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Daily Herald
Wings of Freedom Tour offers chance to fly in WWII planesthough it usually hovers between 6,000 and 8,000 feet. Prospect Heights reside
Wings of Freedom Tour offers chance to fly in WWII planes
Daily Herald / Posted 24 days ago
though it usually hovers between 6,000 and 8,000 feet. Prospect Heights resident Paul Fischer was a crew chief in the Army Air Corps. He came to Chicago Executive Airport Monday to look at the aircraft and snap some photos. "It's great to see... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Up close with Duluth's aviation clustercareer working with Northwest Airlines before it merged with Delta Air Lines. "
Up close with Duluth's aviation cluster
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 25 days ago
career working with Northwest Airlines before it merged with Delta Air Lines. "My dad was a B-17 pilot in 1942 for the Army Air Corps," he said. Hydrosolutions of Duluth -- President and owner Dan Larson played tour guide through a labyrinthine... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
5 facts that you didn't know about Montford Point MarinesMarine Teams. Teams competed against other black service members stationed at n
5 facts that you didn't know about Montford Point Marines
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
Marine Teams. Teams competed against other black service members stationed at nearby Camp Davis in Holly Ridge, the Army Air Corps Base and naval shipyard in Wilmington and Fort Bragg Army Base near Fayetteville. It is noted in the Montford Point... Read more
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The Columbian
Parker: Candidate Trump inspires fear but isn’t inspirationalI was taken back to my uncommon childhood when I was exposed to Hitler’s speech
Parker: Candidate Trump inspires fear but isn’t inspirational
The Columbian / Posted 29 days ago
I was taken back to my uncommon childhood when I was exposed to Hitler’s speeches. My father, a World War II Army Air Corps pilot, was also a kitchen historian who, post-war, studied Hitler in an effort to better understand him. This... Read more
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