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How Black Smokejumpers Helped Save The American West:

  1. Smokejumper Jesse Mayes preparing to jump from a C-47 (U.S. Army Air Force)
  2. First Sgt. Walter Morris, 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion, Fort Benning, Ga., prepares for his first jump. Morris is considered the U.S. Army
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 Lieutenant) January 12, 2015

The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress is a 1944 documentary film which ostensibly provides an account of the final mission of the crew of the Memphis Belle, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress. In May 1943 it became the first U.S. Army Air Forces heavy bomber to complete 25 missions over...read more

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The Army Air Forces in World War II: 

  • Emergence of the Army Air Forces
  • Chronology: The AAF and the Air War, 1941-1945
  • Names That Made History
  • A Gallery of World War II Aircraft: Principal Aircraft of the AAF, Major Enemy Aircraft, Selected Aircraft of 
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The members of the 332d Fighter Group and the 99th, 100th, 301st, and 302d Fighter Squadrons during World War II are remembered in part because they were the only African-American pilots who served in combat with the Army Air Forces during World War II. Because they trained at Tuskegee Army Air...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 16, 2014
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The chronology is concerned primarily with operations of the US Army Air Forces and its combat units between December 7, 1941 and September 15, 1945. It is designed as a companion reference to the seven-volume history of The Army Air Forces in World War 11, edited by Wesley Frank Craven and...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 11, 2014
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I first joined No. 454 Squadron in February 1944 from RAF Shandur in Egypt until I was tour expired the following January. My connection with the Squadron continued more recently as the Secretary of the 454/459 Squadron’s Association and I was delighted to be asked to contribute to the foreword...read more

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 HQ Batallón) December 08, 2014
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Finnish Air Force - Aircraft of the Winter War.- The Fokker D.XXI was a Dutch single-seat fighter. The Fokker C.V was a Dutch two-seat reconnaissance aircraft. The Bristol Bulldog IVA and IIA were single-seat fighters of British origin. The Fokker C.X was a Dutch two-seat reconnaissance ...read more

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