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Meet Lt. Col. Harold Brown, USAF (Ret.), Tuskegee Airman

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STORY SNAPSHOT • Harold Brown was born in 1924 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. • From...

Heroes in the Cockpit: Vito and Geraldine Pedone (Part 2)

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May 6, 2020 - As part of Lesson Plan #6 - Technology and Heroes in the Cockpit, the following is Part 2...

Heroes in the Cockpit: Vito and Geraldine Pedone (Part 1)

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May 6, 2020 - As part of Lesson Plan #6 - Technology and Heroes in the Cockpit, the following is Part 1...

How two sticks of gum changed Col. Halvorsen’s life

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May 6, 2020 - As part of Lesson Plan #6 - Technology and Heroes in the Cockpit, the following story will feature...

Heroes in the Cockpit: Gen. James “Jimmy” Doolittle

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May 3, 2020 - At the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Dayton, Ohio, an exhibit is dedicated to the Doolittle Raiders. In front of a B-25, Doolittle, right, is talking to a member of his crew.

Sullivan Brothers of Waterloo, Iowa: a legacy of service, sacrifice and loyalty

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Author's Note (April 27, 2020): The following is a story first published in 2017 on Student News Net based on my interview...

Meet Sgt. Harold R. Smith, Airplane Mechanic on the WWII Home Front, and his...

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April 27, 2020 – Approximately 16 million men were drafted or enlisted in military service during World War II. The...

Rosie the Riveter Had No Time for Selfies

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April 20, 2020 - From five to six million women of all ages and races went to work in factories during World...

Meet Irene: from Holocaust to Hope and Her Journey to America on a Liberty...

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April 13, 2020 - This week a 75th anniversary will be honored that few will notice. On April 15, 1945,...