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This is written on Sunday following a long weekend that began with Fourth of July celebrations on Friday. I’m sure that many U.S. readers began the time experiencing traditional activities of this day of national pride, including parades, music and speeches, and the excitement of fireworks. 435 more words

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WWII B-17 Coming to St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A restored WWII B-17 “flying fortress” bomber will take to the skies over St Louis on Monday July 7th. (Public flights available July 12-13… 193 more words


Rattled the windows of the house

Dunno what it is, (Boeing B 17 maybe?) but it’s cool -

And when it buzzes your house on a quiet Saturday morning, it gets your attention.

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"Memphis Belle" to visit Wichita

WICHITA, Kansas (AP) — A World War II bomber restored to resemble the famed Flying Fortress “Memphis Belle” will offer flights this weekend over Wichita. 106 more words


Flying Fortress B17F

This noon I attended another “Coffee with the Curator” program at the Museum of Flight.  As I left the building, I found it has become a beautiful day.  260 more words