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2015/07/30 16:41
2015/07/30 16:41
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A plaque commemorating three servicemen who died in 1944 in a training run of a B-24 bomber has been stolen. The plaque was put up by Myra Jenks in November when she was president of Historic...
2015/07/30 16:41
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2015/07/29 15:14
2015/07/29 15:14
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He was the eighth child in a family of eleven; Seymour, Drusilla (Holme), Armand, Judith (Karna), Sylvia (Huhta), Peter, Walter, Harold, Alan, Helen (Erickson), and Paul and was raised on the family...
2015/07/28 05:09
2015/07/28 05:09
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Col. Hoggatt was born on July 23, 1924, to Esmond Herman and Marietta Sellers Hoggatt, of Marshalltown, Iowa. He attended Marshalltown Senior High School, where he was enrolled in ROTC and...
2015/07/27 10:40
2015/07/27 10:40
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Three-year-old Max Sarra excitedly tugged at his father Rob's arm and asked questions about airplanes as the two stood beside a B-17 World War II heavy bomber Sunday at the DuPage Airport in West...
2015/07/23 21:58
2015/07/23 21:58
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Captain John Billings, a World War II veteran, and his Co-Pilot, Nevin Showman are preparing for the trip of a lifetime. These two valley pilots are getting ready to take off on a journey around the...
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2015/07/22 19:55
2015/07/22 19:55
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New attractions announced for 2015 Minnesota State FairNew attractions announced for 2015 Minnesota State Fair As if there wasn't already enough to do, see and eat at the Great Minnesota...
2015/07/22 04:38
2015/07/22 04:38
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It`s been 70 years since Wesley Wills buttoned his Army Air Force flight jacket. It was dug up and dusted off from where it sat in his attic in Franklin. Wills served in Germany at the end of World...
2015/07/20 20:06
2015/07/20 20:06
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Where were you 46 years ago today? If you were old enough to know what was going on, you were probably glued to the television or listening to the radio to hear the latest from NASA, first that the...
2015/07/17 13:57
2015/07/17 13:57
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History comes alive Friday afternoon at Eppley Airfield as the Wings of Freedom tour flies in to honor WWII veterans. Vintage aircraft, including the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, B-24 Liberator, and...
2015/07/15 15:26
2015/07/15 15:26
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A 70-year-old war story is being retold this week, in an effort to memorialize 11 men who died in the Cheam mountain range. For those who know local aviation history, the tale is a familiar one. A...
2015/07/11 03:48
2015/07/11 03:48
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LOVELAND -- An event that brought World War II veterans, their families and others together Friday also brought back memories — and advice. The Collings Foundation, a nonprofit that organizes...
2015/07/10 23:21
2015/07/10 23:21
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... the true story of Louis Zamperini, Olympic runner, starts with the story of Louie's boyhood. He was bullied, learned to fight and was involved in such outrageous events, that I feared his...
2015/07/09 17:11
2015/07/09 17:11
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ERNEST "GEORGE" MONTGOMERY 1922-2015 Ernest "George" Montgomery, 93, passed away Wednesday (July 8, 2015), after an extended illness at Greystone Healthcare in Cambridge. George was born July 3,...
2015/07/08 20:48
2015/07/08 20:48
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The Collings Foundation will be bringing WWII-era planes to the Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport for tours for the general public and a flight for WWII veterans to Colorado Springs and back...
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2015/07/08 18:20
2015/07/08 18:20
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DEARBORN, Mich. – Returning for its 16th consecutive year as exclusive automotive sponsor for the world’s greatest aviation celebration, Ford Motor Company will bring exciting activities and family...
2015/07/03 20:53
2015/07/03 20:53
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Topeka has a bit part in an online documentary about one young family’s experience during World War II. Vickie Maris, of Battle Ground, Ind., put together 12 short online videos centering on her...
2015/07/02 11:13
2015/07/02 11:13
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SHESHEQUIN TWP. - The average life span of a B-24 Liberator bomber crew in World War II was approximately nine missions, said Bill Wall, a 92-year-old veteran who lives in Sheshequin Township. Wall...
2015/07/02 04:32
2015/07/02 04:32
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Joseph L. Schetter, 90, of Tiffin, died Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin. He was born April 26, 1925, the son of Lewis A. and Stella M. (Tipton) Schetter. Joe was a veteran of the...
2015/06/29 14:34
2015/06/29 14:34
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During his tour in the Army Air Forces, Joseph L. Dispenza was a “floater.” He was a tail gunner, but he wasn’t assigned to a specific plane; he simply filled in when and where he was needed for a...
2015/06/26 12:12
2015/06/26 12:12
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During WWII, Don enlisted in the Navy Air Corps Field Artillery Unit. He then transferred to the Army Air Corps and was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant. On Feb. 2, 1945, Don was awarded his pilot's wings....
2015/07/30 16:41
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