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September 7, 2019

The D-Day Pilot and Flight Nurse

By Stephen P. Pedone, Lt. Col., USAF, Ret. Late on the evening of 5 June, 1944, two brave young Americans among many were poised for the […]
October 22, 2018

Flight Officer Charles E. Skidmore, Jr.

Compiled from the memoir of Flight Officer Charles E. Skidmore, Jr., Glider pilot with the 91st Troop Carrier Squadron, 439th Troop Carrier Group. Charles (Chuck) Skidmore, […]
February 5, 2018

Launch of D-Day Squadron to Bring American C-47s Back Over Beaches of Normandy in Epic Flyover Event

Oxford, Conn. – February 5, 2018  The Tunison Foundation, a non-profit organization that owns and operates World War II era aircraft, today announced the launch of […]
February 5, 2018

Lt Col Gordon K. Smith

By Jil Launay Gordon K. Smith was my father… Gordon K. Smith joined the United States Army in 1938. As a 2nd Lieutenant, he was sent […]