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Fallen Fortress

This stunning B-17 Flying Fortress by Ace in a Day was discovered on MOCpages. It looks like it’s been in better nick, but what a wonderfully re-created scene this is. 16 more words


A Gunner's Tale; Part 4

I’m watching Dad’s energy and physique fade. He’s a man of the greatest generation. With the movie “Unbroken” coming out based on the book by Laura Hillenbrand, it’s no wonder this generation of men are rightly cherished. 696 more words

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History of the American Aviator – Part 5 – The Deadliest War

Though civil and military investment was the driving force in the United States during aviation’s golden age leading up to WWII, Hitler’s war machine would take a resounding lead on air power over Europe. 310 more words

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Those who live the reality of war are the people who want to the peace in real sense

“I flew for the Fuhrer” was written by Heinz Knoke.

Heinz Knoke was the flying ace of Nazi Germany’s air force Luftwaffe, nicknamed “last Prussian” and medalist fighter pilot. 717 more words


Flags of our Fathers

Flags can make some interesting photo op’s at airshows.  This year at Wings Over Houston, this B17 Flying Fortress attracted my eye with the Texas and US flags waving in the wind as the sun was coming up.  48 more words

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