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The crash of Lady Luck, 1943

Much has been written about the crash of Lady Luck, a Flying Fortress in WW2, in or near Alresford pond: so it is difficult to write anything new. 855 more words


Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress

@Madras Municipal Airport, Madras, OR

August 2015

Smack in the center of Oregon lies Madras, home of the Erickson Aircraft Collection and the Airshow of the Cascades.  80 more words

Air Waves, Portrush — Northern Ireland International Air Show 2015

Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team — Red Arrows — arriving exactly as scheduled.



‘Gypo Break’

Blades Aerobatic Display Team

Irish Coastguard S-92

Typhoon GR4… 32 more words

Works of art, too

Andreas Feininger

…another of Alfred T Palmer’s superb staff photographers at the United States Office of War Information (OWI) was a young freelancer with a very bright future –  1,270 more words


Third Trimester Mystery

Monday, June 7, 1943

Lois, my mother-to-be, was now in her third trimester while my father-to-be was awaiting a transfer. Surely, there was lots to write home about. 136 more words

World War II

Transportation | Sally B

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