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Last Surviving Doolittle Raider & B-25 Mitchell Bombers Highlight Events Commemorating 75th Anniversary of Doolittle Raid

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue DAYTON, OHIO – On April 18, 1942, 80 men achieved the unimaginable when they launched 16 B-25B Mitchell medium bombers – without fighter escort – from the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS … Continue reading

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Fourth Building At National Museum of U.S. Air Force To Open June 8

by Rob Bardua National Museum of the U.S. Air Force DAYTON, OHIO – A $40.8 million building at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, which will include aircraft, such as SAM 26000 (Air Force One) and the only … Continue reading

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B-17 Memphis Belle® Undergoes Restoration At National Museum of USAF

DAYTON, OHIO – As the United States approaches the 70th anniversary of its involvement in World War II, one of the most famous aircraft from that war – the B-17 Flying Fortress “Memphis Belle” – recently reached two milestones in … Continue reading

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