The Wright brothers were the most memorialized of Americans in the 20th century. Of all their countrymen, only Washington, Jefferson, and Lincoln have inspired commemorative zeal to match.
Wright biographer Tom . . . — — Map (db m171970) HM
Huffman Prairie Flying Field, a unit of the Dayton Heritage National Historic Park, is the site where Wilbur and Orville Wright flew and perfected the world's first practical airplane, the 1905 Wright Flyer III, after their first flights in Kitty . . . — — Map (db m207158) HM
To the American airmen of the 34th who in valor gave their lives to the victory that made real the challenge for world peace and unity.
The 34th Heavy Bombardment Group, a unit of the United States Air Force in World War II Apr. 1944 - June . . . — — Map (db m25928) WM
This Control Tower is dedicated to all Eighth
Air Force Veterans of WWII and the 26,000 airmen killed
This is a project of the Eighth Air Force
Memorial Museum Foundation Funded by
Eighth Air Force Members and Units
John E. Greenwood – . . . — — Map (db m114931) WM
American airpower based in England in WWII included the Eighth Air Force, providing strategic airpower with bombers and fighters, and the Ninth Air Force, performing tactical ground-attack and support missions. Both organizations has many . . . — — Map (db m114930) WM
The C-130 was originally designed as an assault transport capable of operating from unpaved,
hastily prepared airstrips. On August 23, 1954, the Hercules made its first flight, and by 1976 more
than 1,200 C-130s had been ordered, including . . . — — Map (db m172022) HM