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

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 HQ Batallón) October 16, 2016

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

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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.

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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

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The Ladies of Liberty sang The Andrews Sisters greatest hit "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" for our Veterans. Marin Perryman and Paul Kopey are both World War 2 veteran and they are having great time dancing at the airport waiting for the plane to arrive. Don't you hope you can dance like that in...read more

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Dr. Ed McAninch, a longtime Camas physician, a 90-year-old WWII veteran this month received the French Legion of Honor medal – France’s highest honor -- 70 years after he aided an assault on a French farmhouse that was later revealed to be a high-value...read more

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Tueller played his trumpet every evening throughout the war. During the D-Day invasion at Normandy, they were forced to camp out in dark, muddy, rainy conditions with nothing to eat after a day of flying. Supply trucks had been destroyed and the pilots lived off the land for two weeks and slept...read more

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Company Honors 'Southern Comfort' WWII Bomber Pilot. Retired Col. Thomas Barr flew the B-17 "Southern Comfort" on a number of combat missions over Europe during World War II. In 1945, Colonel Thomas J. Barr nicknamed the B-17G bomber he...read more

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Thank you for preserving history for the younger generation to be able to reflect on and see what caliber of men & women we were so blessed with in that era. Oral histories are very important, especially as these WWII vets are no longer young men. This is an outstanding video, God...read more

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