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The Columbian
Veterans ‘treated like kings’ on trip to U.S. capitalMEDFORD, Ore. — It had been a while since Harold Simpson had seen the Enola Gay
The Columbian / Posted 16 hours ago
MEDFORD, Ore. — It had been a while since Harold Simpson had seen the Enola Gay — more than 70 years. The first time Simpson set eyes on her, she was a little-known B-29, alluring, formidable, and the talk of the Guam airfield where Simpson was a... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
93rd Bomb Squadron gets new leader, celebrates its centennialAviators past and present descended on Bossier City last weekend to celebrate t
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
Aviators past and present descended on Bossier City last weekend to celebrate the 93rd Bomb Squadron's 100th anniversary. "History is important, it's where we learn. It's where we learn from the folks that came before us in the air campaigns in the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Veteran pilots swap war stories, barbs over weekly breakfastEASTHAM — Huddled in a busy restaurant every Thursday is a breakfast group of a
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
EASTHAM — Huddled in a busy restaurant every Thursday is a breakfast group of a certain age. Hang around for a few minutes, and stories will surface of Guadalcanal, Iwo Jima, old aircraft carriers, and the “beautiful noise” of Rolls-Royce aircraft... Read more
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Asian journal
Radiation in Hiroshima and NagasakiMy wife, Farida, and I just returned to Las Vegas from an 11-day Japan Explorer
Asian journal / Posted 3 days ago
My wife, Farida, and I just returned to Las Vegas from an 11-day Japan Explorer Cruise on the Celebrity Millennium with some colleagues, claimed to be the largest cruise vessel in Asia, at 91,000 tons, 965 ft. long, 105 beam, and an occupancy of... Read more
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The Columbian
Community scoreboard, Oct. 1738, T-wolves 21 Cardinals 42, Thunder 13 Titans 36, Sharks 0 7th/8th Grade
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
38, T-wolves 21 Cardinals 42, Thunder 13 Titans 36, Sharks 0 7th/8th Grade Hawks 50, Falcons G 14 Tigers B 29, Falcons R 16 GIRLFRIENDS HALF MARATHON Oct. 15 Top 10 Women 1, Kelly Cole 1:28:40; 2, Maddie Woodson, 1:32:30; 3,... Read more
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Daily Press
Wrestling with the sound barrierLangley engineers recognized the potentially deadly hazards of high-speed fligh
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
Langley engineers recognized the potentially deadly hazards of high-speed flight well before the Nov. 4, 1941, crash of a P-38 Lightning whose tail sheared off in the pullout from a steep dive. As early as 1928, John Stack, as a junior aeronautical... Read more
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CBS News
Bringing back supersonic flight, with quieter sonic boomsThis past weekend, at Edwards Air Force Base in California, the U.S. Air Force
CBS News / Posted 5 days ago
This past weekend, at Edwards Air Force Base in California, the U.S. Air Force celebrated the 70th anniversary of Captain Chuck Yeager becoming the first pilot to fly faster than the speed of sound. Yeager, now 94, was there to commemorate the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
It's been 70 years since Chuck Yeager's historic flight — here's what it was like to break the sound barrierOn October 14, 1947, US Air Force Capt. Chuck Yeager flew a Bell X-1 experiment
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
On October 14, 1947, US Air Force Capt. Chuck Yeager flew a Bell X-1 experimental plane at Mach 1 some 40,000 feet over the Mojave Desert, becoming the first human to travel faster than the speed of sound. The journey to that flight started in late... Read more
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Connecticut Post
It's been 70 years since Chuck Yeager's historic flight — here's what it was like to break the sound barrierOn October 14, 1947, US Air Force Capt. Chuck Yeager flew a Bell X-1 experiment
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
On October 14, 1947, US Air Force Capt. Chuck Yeager flew a Bell X-1 experimental plane at Mach 1 some 40,000 feet over the Mojave Desert, becoming the first human to travel faster than the speed of sound. The journey to that flight started in late... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
70th anniversary today for historical supersonic Yeager flightChuck Yeager standing next to the Bell X-1 “Glamorous Glennis” that the test pi
Dayton Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
Chuck Yeager standing next to the Bell X-1 “Glamorous Glennis” that the test pilot broke the sound barrier in on Oct. 14, 1947. NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE U.S. AIR FORCE When the bullet-shaped Bell X-1 broke the sound barrier for the first time Oct. 14,... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
70th anniversary today for historical supersonic Yeager flightWhen the bullet-shaped Bell X-1 broke the sound barrier for the first time Oct.
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 7 days ago
When the bullet-shaped Bell X-1 broke the sound barrier for the first time Oct. 14, 1947 high above the Southern California desert, much of the technological know-how that powered it – and even the pilot who flew it — were tied to Wright Field in... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
70th anniversary today for historical supersonic Yeager flightChuck Yeager standing next to the Bell X-1 “Glamorous Glennis” that the test pi
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 7 days ago
Chuck Yeager standing next to the Bell X-1 “Glamorous Glennis” that the test pilot broke the sound barrier in on Oct. 14, 1947. NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE U.S. AIR FORCE When the bullet-shaped Bell X-1 broke the sound barrier for the first time Oct. 14,... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Warplanes to fly over Tehachapi, Bakersfield as part of Edwards AFB celebrationAt 11 a.m. Friday, a ceremony on-base will pay homage to the milestone flight m
Tehachapi News / Posted 10 days ago
At 11 a.m. Friday, a ceremony on-base will pay homage to the milestone flight made seven decades ago. Yeager, 94, is expected to be present during the event, and retired Brig. Gen. Robert Cardenas, who flew the B-29 that carried the X-1 aloft, will... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Grand Jury No Bills And True Bills1 GS 1670260 THEFT OF PROPERTY GANN, CHASITY MICHELLE W 33 F 303165 1 1 GS 167
The Chattanoogan / Posted 10 days ago
1 GS 1670260 THEFT OF PROPERTY GANN, CHASITY MICHELLE W 33 F 303165 1 1 GS 1675747 THEFT OF PROPERTY GOINS, BOBBY LAVANTE B 29 M 303166 1 1 GS 1670012 POSSESSION OF MARIHUANA GOINS, BOBBY LAVANTE B 29 M 303166 2 1 GS 1670013 POSSESSION OF... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Veterans were 'treated like kings' during trip US capitalMEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — It had been a while since Harold Simpson had seen the Enol
The Register Citizen / Posted 13 days ago
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — It had been a while since Harold Simpson had seen the Enola Gay — more than 70 years. The first time Simpson set eyes on her, she was a little-known B-29, alluring, formidable, and the talk of the Guam airfield where Simpson was... Read more
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Island Packet
Veterans were 'treated like kings' during trip US capitalIt had been a while since Harold Simpson had seen the Enola Gay — more than 70
Island Packet / Posted 13 days ago
It had been a while since Harold Simpson had seen the Enola Gay — more than 70 years. The first time Simpson set eyes on her, she was a little-known B-29, alluring, formidable, and the talk of the Guam airfield where Simpson was a Navy SeaBee. Enola... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Veterans were 'treated like kings' during trip US capitalMEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — It had been a while since Harold Simpson had seen the Enol
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — It had been a while since Harold Simpson had seen the Enola Gay — more than 70 years. The first time Simpson set eyes on her, she was a little-known B-29, alluring, formidable, and the talk of the Guam airfield where Simpson was... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Veterans were 'treated like kings' during trip US capitalMEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — It had been a while since Harold Simpson had seen the Enol
The Middletown Press / Posted 13 days ago
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — It had been a while since Harold Simpson had seen the Enola Gay — more than 70 years. The first time Simpson set eyes on her, she was a little-known B-29, alluring, formidable, and the talk of the Guam airfield where Simpson was... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Veterans were 'treated like kings' during trip US capitalMEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — It had been a while since Harold Simpson had seen the Enol
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — It had been a while since Harold Simpson had seen the Enola Gay — more than 70 years. The first time Simpson set eyes on her, she was a little-known B-29, alluring, formidable, and the talk of the Guam airfield where Simpson was... Read more
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The Morning Call
Preserving Bethehem Steel on canvasWhat enchants painter Rachel Lussier about the Bethlehem Steel’s old blast furn
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
What enchants painter Rachel Lussier about the Bethlehem Steel’s old blast furnaces is the “beautiful decay” — the warm rust colors and, when the sunlight is just right, iridescent grays wrapped around what was once the plant’s fiery belly. The... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Wings Over Dallas Airshow This Weekendannounces the return of CAF Wings Over Dallas WWII Airshow on Oct. 6-8, 2017 at
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 15 days ago
announces the return of CAF Wings Over Dallas WWII Airshow on Oct. 6-8, 2017 at Dallas Executive Airport (DEA), presented by Frost Bank. The inaugural event in 2016 attracted more than 19,000 visitors from 32 US states, attracted by spectacular... Read more
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The Herald News
From the Pulpit: Getting a handle on angerTEXT: Mark 3:5 “And when He had looked roundabout on them with anger.” Ephesi
The Herald News / Posted 21 days ago
TEXT: Mark 3:5 “And when He had looked roundabout on them with anger.” Ephesians 4:26 “Be ye angry and sin not - Let not the sun go down upon your anger.” Someone cuts you off in traffic. Your immediate response is anger, often with... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Autumn brings a new meaning to travelFall is a time for exploration and travel and right here in Great Bend and Bart
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
Fall is a time for exploration and travel and right here in Great Bend and Barton County there are plenty of things for the family to see and do and a great way to get outdoors to enjoy the cool weather. “Fall is such a great time to get out and... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Grand Jury No Bills And True BillsSCENE OF ACCIDENT W/DAMAGE TO VEHICLE MITCHELL, MONICA REENA B 24 F 0 1 GS 167
The Chattanoogan / Posted 24 days ago
SCENE OF ACCIDENT W/DAMAGE TO VEHICLE MITCHELL, MONICA REENA B 24 F 0 1 GS 1674884 HARASSMENT STARLING, GLEN ALLEN B 29 M 0 1 GS 1678532 RESISTING ARREST OR OBSTRUCTION OF LEGAL PROCESS STARLING, GLEN ALLEN B 29 M 0 2 GS 1678533 DISORDERLY... Read more
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The Telegraph
WWII veteran who survived two plane crashes shares harrowing storyClinton Osborne as he appeared 70 years ago, during his service with the United
The Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
Clinton Osborne as he appeared 70 years ago, during his service with the United States Army Air Force. This emergency signaling mirror is similar to the one Clinton Osborne and his crew mates used to signal for help after being shot down, for the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
UltraVan Rally in Hutchinson attracts a cult-like followingcoaches, manufactured in Hutchinson from 1966 to 1970, look a little like squis
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
coaches, manufactured in Hutchinson from 1966 to 1970, look a little like squished, happy marshmallows on wheels. They have been described as retro-modern and space age and have become collectors’ items on the internet. This week, fans and vans are... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Doc’s Friends announces major hangar gifts from Boeing and Spirit AeroSystems, breaks ground on future home for B-29 DocDoc’s Friends, Inc. has announced a major gift from Boeing that will ensure the
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 26 days ago
Doc’s Friends, Inc. has announced a major gift from Boeing that will ensure the B-29 Doc Hangar and Education Center becomes a reality at Wichita’s Eisenhower National Airport. Executives from Boeing and Spirit AeroSystems joined Doc’s Friends, Inc.... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
A permanent Wichita home becomes reality for B-29 'Doc'Sept. 22--Any doubts whether the restored Boeing B-29 bomber known as "Doc" wou
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 26 days ago
Sept. 22--Any doubts whether the restored Boeing B-29 bomber known as "Doc" would make its permanent home in Wichita were erased Friday morning when ground was formally broken for its new hangar. About 100 people attended the ceremony at Wichita... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Homer B. Sanchez, Sr.Homer was born November 3rd 1929 in San Antonio Texas and graduated from Brecke
Santa Maria Times / Posted 28 days ago
Homer was born November 3rd 1929 in San Antonio Texas and graduated from Breckenridge HS in San Antonio in 1948. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in August 10, 1950 and was a Flight Engineer on the B-29 until 1954. After the Air Force Homer was... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
World War II Veteran Visits CAF Air-Power History Toursee and even fly in a World War II plane. One of the event's visitors Thursday
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 30 days ago
see and even fly in a World War II plane. One of the event's visitors Thursday (Sept. 21) was World War II Veteran Connel Brown. He said he used to fly in a B-29 Superfortress like one of the planes at the tour. As he looked on at the piece of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Front row seatShe squeaked and squalled, bumped and lurched. But Fifi, with the pull of Betty
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
She squeaked and squalled, bumped and lurched. But Fifi, with the pull of Betty, Rita,Mitzie and Ingrid, made it off of the ground. Not bad for a 72-year-old. Fifi is a Boeing B-29 Superfortress, and the other ladies are her engines. "Instead of... Read more

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