After 70 years, World War II Pilot Flies the B-25 again! Col Hugh Maxwell, Jr. is a WWII U.S. Army Air Forces/Corps Veteran. During this conflict his highest achivied rank was Second Lieutenant. He was based in several location during his service: Orlando Air Force Base (AFB), Florida; Mitchell...read more
This nice meeting took place more than 72 years after that former U.S. Marine Corps and WWII Veteran Lt. Col. Ferrill A. Purdy, 94, flew on it for first time on June 24, 1944. The plane is the F4U-1 Corsair, most known by its nickname “Whistling Death". Some Japanese pilots regarded it as the...read more
A 100-year old WWII pilot visiting a colorado air museum found the old P-38 Lightning he flew in the South Pacific... the chance encounter is military history in and of itself, but now the old pilot wants one more trip to the cockpit of his old ship that saved his life during the war.
The documentary 'Never Surrender: The Ed Ramsey Story' is a tribute to Lieutenant Colonel Edwin Price Ramsey from Illinois. He was a United States Army officer and guerrilla leader during the World War II Japanese occupation of the Philippines. During the early...read more
World War II veteran 88-year-old George Chrisman, describes treating a tank driver who stepped on a land mine during the Battle of Okinawa, in April 1945, and how he ran into him again 40 years later. The Battle of Okinawa lasted 82 days, claimed the lives of 7000 American soldiers and left 40,...read more