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September 30, 2021

Honoring the last of Doolittle’s Raiders

Honoring the last of Doolittle’s Raiders Written as a follow to C-47’s That’s All, Brother and Placid Lassie performing a special flyover for the family and […]
September 30, 2021

Story of the ‘Wooden Wonder’ de Havilland Mosquito Legendary WWII Aircraft and Squadron Leader, Bill Edwin Evans

Story of the ‘Wooden Wonder’ de Havilland Mosquito Legendary WWII Aircraft and Squadron Leader, Bill Edwin Evans Written by Henry Simpson, young historian Known as the” […]
September 30, 2021

D-Day Squadron Advances Support of Young Historians Program with Warbird Digest Collaboration

Oxford, Connecticut – October 1, 2021 – With a focus on documenting the untold stories of combat war veterans from across many conflicts in our world […]
September 21, 2021

Historic Douglas C-47 “Placid Lassie,” WWII Combat Veteran of D-Day and Market Garden, to offer cockpit tours at Warbirds Over the Beach Air Show

The Military Aviation Museum welcomes this historic aircraft to their air show, October 2nd & 3rd 2021 Oxford, Connecticut – September 21, 2021– We are pleased […]
August 26, 2021

WASP Celebrates Their 78th Anniversary, August 2021

Written by Madeleine LeBeau This August marks the 78th anniversary of the creation of the Women Airforce Service Pilots, a famous group of female aviation pioneers […]
August 26, 2021

Jumping Once Again!

Tom Rice Jumps from C-53 D-Day Doll for 100th Birthday Celebration Written by Michael T. Naya, Jr. “Tom was very calm, ready to go, and wasn’t […]
July 21, 2021

Happy 99 Years Young – David Hamilton

99 Years Young, David Hamilton, Celebrates Birthday Dropping Paratroopers By Lyndse Costabile – executive director, D-Day Squadron, Contributing writer, Gary Daniels, photographer Photo Credit: Gary Daniels […]
July 20, 2021

The History of Placid Lassie, WWII Combat Veteran

The History of Placid Lassie, WWII Combat Veteran By Ben Smith – Placid Lassie pilot, board member, Tunison Foundation Photo Credit: Tunison Foundation 42-24064 was built […]
July 20, 2021

C-54 “Save the Skymaster Project”

C-54 “Save the Skymaster Project” By Henry Simpson – Young Historians Photo Credit: Henry Simpson C-54D Skymaster,  56498, was built in the Douglas Chicago plant in 1944 […]