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2014/04/17 05:02
2014/04/17 05:02
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A Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and other historical aircraft will fly into Long Beach on Friday for the Wings of Freedom Tour. The aircraft will be on public display from Friday to Sunday, and...
2014/04/17 05:02
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2014/04/16 20:22
2014/04/16 20:22
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Dr. Leon C. Nascimbene, 91, formerly of Montclair, died on Saturday, April 5. Dr. Nascimbene was valedictorian of his graduating class at Xavier High School in New York City in 1942, and was captain...
2014/04/16 13:19
2014/04/16 13:19
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BROOKLYN, MI – World War I was nearly over and Henry Ford knew his burgeoning automotive industry was headed for greatness. So, he built the world’s largest manufacturing plant on the River Rouge in...
2014/04/15 23:05
2014/04/15 23:05
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The last flying B-24 Witchcraft Liberator Bomber in the world flew again at the Palm Springs Air Museum Tuesday. Although more than 18,000 were made for World War II, there are only 13 left in...
2014/04/11 19:11
2014/04/11 19:11
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A recently retired career U.S. Marine Corps pilot and aviation officer has been appointed director of Willow Run Airport. Christopher Mullin will assume control of day-to-day operations at the...
2014/04/11 12:36
2014/04/11 12:36
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LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) � When Hewitt Gomez was just 18 years old, he was navigating B-24 bombers under the cover of darkness in war-torn Europe, dropping spies and supplies to troops and Resistance...
2014/04/11 03:39
2014/04/11 03:39
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Hewitt Gomez was dropped off by train under the cover of darkness at Harrington Airfield in England, then informed, to his surprise, that he had been tapped for one of the most secretive U.S....
2014/04/11 01:39
2014/04/11 01:39
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Rare aircraft from the World War II era will land April 10-13 in Scottsdale for a living history display, and local veterans are encouraged to visit and share their stories with the public as part of...
2014/04/09 14:41
2014/04/09 14:41
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BUCK, Elizabeth Anne Williams, 85, died Tuesday morning, April 8, 2014. She left behind her husband, Maynard A. Buck Jr.; a son, Maynard A. Buck III, (Mike) and his wife, Lynne of Westlake, and Ohio;...
2014/04/09 05:15
2014/04/09 05:15
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This March 31, 2014 photo shows Ludwig Havlak touring a B-24 Liberator parked on the tarmac at Skyline Aviation at Mathis Field in San Angelo, Texas. The last time Havlak, now 92, set foot on a B-24...
2014/04/08 15:22
2014/04/08 15:22
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He graduated from Bangor High School and Hebron Academy and attended the University of Maine. In 1941, he married his first and only love, Katherine “Kaye” Marie Faulkingham, and they remained...
2014/04/07 18:39
2014/04/07 18:39
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SAN ANGELO, TEXAS — Ludwig Havlak�s mind was made up before stepping foot on the runway. The first thing the 92-year-old World War II veteran intended to do upon laying eyes on the last B-24J heavy...
2014/04/06 00:28
2014/04/06 00:28
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The Wings of Freedom tour has arrived at Marana Regional Airport on their trip, navigating planes around the county to make sure scarifies of WWII veterans are not forgotten. Of the 12,000 B-17s...
2014/04/05 03:46
2014/04/05 03:46
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Man builds models to honor veterans THEY ARE CERTAINLY NOT TOYS. F 1 THUNDER CHIEF. THIS MAN SPENDS HIS TIME MAKING MILITARY MEMORIES. I HAVE HAD GUYS CRY. I HAVE HAD GUYS THANK ME 100 TIMES OVER. HE...
2014/04/04 20:28
2014/04/04 20:28
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The Wings of Freedom Tour is making a stop in Marana this weekend. The tour highlights three aircraft that featured prominently in the U.S. victories in World War Two - a B-17 Flying Fortress, B024...
2014/04/04 06:27
2014/04/04 06:27
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A search team of dedicated volunteers is reporting a startling discovery in the murky waters of Palau in the South Pacific: two wreck sites that may contain the remains of three World War II American...
2014/04/04 01:41
2014/04/04 01:41
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KINGS MOUNTAIN — Competition was extremely tight for team honors in both the boys and girls divisions at the track and field Cleveland County Championship at John Gamble Stadium on Thursday. The host...
2014/04/03 12:52
2014/04/03 12:52
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All persons indebted to Mildred D. Thompson, deceased, are hereby notified to make immediate payment to the undersigned and all creditors of said decedent are hereby notified to render their claims to...
2014/04/03 05:44
2014/04/03 05:44
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When it came to fighting in a world war, running a successful business or mapping out progress for Northwest Indiana, Ben Konsynski was a shining member of the Greatest Generation. As a pilot in...
2014/04/03 05:24
2014/04/03 05:24
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A Jamestown native, he was born March 25, 1925, the son of the late Gunnard and Svea Larson Saff. Following graduation from Jamestown High School in 1943, he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from...
2014/04/17 05:02
2014/04/17 05:02
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