Image credit: United States Army Air Forces (USAAF), 4 June 1942 In Hangar 2 at the National Museum of WWII Aviation sits a remarkable type of airplane: the SBD Dauntless--a plane that would turn the tide of the war. Though this plane itself did not see any combat during WWII, others like it took part … Continue reading A MAGIC WIN: BATTLE OF MIDWAY
Native Americans came up with a code using their language which ultimately saved thousands of lives.
Strenuous journey ahead Strenuous journey ahead Strenuous journey ahead Strenuous journey ahead Training for the raid Training for the raid Training for the raid In preparationIn preparationJapanese ship spotted Japanese ship spotted Japanese ship spottedDecisionsLaunchingLaunching earlyLaunchingLaunchingTake off!Bombing TokyoEscape routeIn ChinaAt the homefront On April 18, 1942, our retaliation to Pearl Harbor would finally take place. … Continue reading THE DOOLITTLE RAID
I had the honour of being raised in the military which also means I have been privileged to meet some incredible veterans in my lifetime. One of them is Ret. Col. Richard Toliver of the United States Air Force. He graduated from Tuskegee Institute University in January 1963 with a Bachelor of Science degree in … Continue reading TUSKEGEE AIRMEN
Now more than ever, we need to hear about the power of home! What can we do from home that will make a difference? Well, I have an inspiring story for you. I’ve also included one of the recipes found in a book in our museum collection as well as a menu showing what foods … Continue reading HEROES ON THE HOME FRONT