One of the last few WW2 Avro Lancaster Bombers in flight

The Avro Lancaster is a British four-engined Second World War heavy bomber and has its origins in the twin-engine Avro Manchester which had been developed during the late 1930s in response to the Air Ministry Specification P.13/36 for a capable medium bomber for “world-wide use”.

Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower troop carrier and Airborne inspection England, June 5, 1944

Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower gives the order of the Day. ‘Full victory-nothing less’ to paratroopers in England, about 8:30 p.m. on June 5, 1944 just before they board their airplanes to participate in the first assault in the invasion of the continent of Europe. The…

A tribute to the Eighth Air Force (Air Forces Strategic)

A tribute to the Eighth Air Force (Air Forces Strategic), which was activated on Feburary 1st, 1942. From forming the largest air armada ever during World War 2, to supporting today’s war on terrorism, the mighty eighth has undoubtedly etched its place in history.

8 Things you may not know about the Vietnam War

The Vietnam War also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from Nov 1, 1955 to the fall of Saigon on April…

B 17F Memphis Belle Moves to WWII Gallery at National Museum of the USAF

The B-17F Memphis Belle moves along the tow path to the WWII Gallery at the National Museum of the United States Air Force on March 14, 2018. Plans call for the aircraft to be placed on permanent public display in the WWII Gallery here at…

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