The Plane That Ended WWII

Near the end of WWII, America was planning a full-scale invasion on mainland Japan. The Allies expected casualties on both sides to number in the millions as a result. In a last-ditch effort to hasten the end of the war, President Harry Truman authorized the…

Hurricane Official 2018 Teaser trailer

HURRICANE tells the relatively unknown story of the Polish fliers who found themselves fighting for the freedom of their own country in foreign skies. Flying Hurricanes for the RAF over Britain, they became a key component in the legend of ‘The Few’. Up against the…

The Memphis Belle B-17 Flying Fortress exhibit opens

The Memphis Belle B-17 Flying Fortress exhibit is open to the public at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, May 17, 2018. The Memphis Belle is famous for completing 25 bombing missions during World War Two.

HMLA-167 Door Gunner – Weapons systems testing

Marines assigned to the door gunner position are responsible for the maintenance of weapon systems, maintaining the aircraft, firing the weapon systems and assisting the pilots of the aircraft with providing close air support to the ground combat element. The weapons systems fired were the…