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  • John M. Pachmayer and the 82nd Airborne Glider Uni… Kalle MarkkanenJohn M. Pachmayer and the 82nd Airborne Glider Units:1942 to the Fall of Berlin The Second World War was perhaps the most expansive conflict that the world has ever seen. The impact of the upheaval caused by the clash of the Allied forces against ...
  • The Lost Aircraft Of The Great Lakes atloman A Crashed TBF Avenger (Mark Bugnaski | MLive.com) The blue waters of the Great Lakes hold more than the wreckage of old ships like the legendary Edmund FItzgerald, they also hide ...
  • F-84F Thunderstreak at Delta County Airport hjhancocF-84F Thunderstreak at Delta County Airport F-84F Thunderstreak sitting atop its mounts at the entrance to the Delta County Airport (From Aerial Visuals) The F-84F Thunderstreak was a fighter-bomber produced in the post WWII period that saw ...
  • 107th Fighter Squadron Involvement in World War II ejsivec107th Fighter Squadron Involvement in World War II Red Devils (dvidshub.net) The 107th Fighter Squadron played an important role in World War II from 1942-1945 by doing several jobs in the air that allowed the US and allied nations ...
  • Fighting Falcon D-Day Glider ipjagerFighting Falcon D-Day Glider The wrecked glider, 1944(Fighting Falcon Website) Gliders played a major role in the invasion of Europe in World War Two. This is the story of how a small Michigan town became ...
  • The Calumet Air Force Station Anders PalarzThe Calumet Air Force Station A hidden gem in the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan, Mount Horace Greeley has played host for decades of history through the Cold War and Communist Scare eras. The location became ...
  • K.I Sawyer AFB: The KC-135A “Glider” Cody CaelwaertsK.I Sawyer AFB: The KC-135A "Glider" KC-135A During Takeoff The 410th Bomb wing Had control over K.I Sawyer Air force Base from January 1, 1964 until the base’s closure in 1995. The 410th was a group of ...
  • K.I. Sawyer: Purpose and Aircraft Maintenance Rout… mrkuhnK.I. Sawyer: Purpose and Aircraft Maintenance Routine The old K.I. Sawyer Welcome Sign(from K.I. Sawyer Heritage Air Museum) K.I. Sawyer was a U.S. Air force base, so it was reliant on the maintenance crews that kept it running. ...
  • V-1 Flying Bomb thshaneV-1 Flying Bomb The V-1 flying bomb or Vergeltungswaffen-1 (“Vengeance Weapon 1”) as it was known by the Germans, was the world’s first successful and practical cruise missile. While the V-1’s time in ...
  • 148th Fighter Wing of MN ANG ergotz 148th Fighter Wing Monuments (Photo taken by Tonya Gotz) Stationed out of Duluth International Airport the 148th Fighter Wing has been was created on July 1, 1960. Performing aircraft missions ...
  • North American Aviation XB-70 Valkyrie S/N 62-0001 opkrautkNorth American Aviation XB-70 Valkyrie S/N 62-0001 Photo Taken by author in December, 2016 of Valkyrie XB-70 S/N 62-0001 at the NMUSAF The North American Aviation XB-70 Valkyrie was an experimental supersonic heavy bomber. Originally intended as a ...
  • Grosse Ile Naval Air Station Joseph BenjaminGrosse Ile Naval Air StationThe Grosse Ile Naval Air Station was, at the time of its operation, located on the southern tip of the island of Grosse Ile in the Detroit River.  Although this ...
  • Raco Army Air Field and the CIM-10 BOMARC Ethan LaytnerIntroduction: August 6th and 9th of 1945 marked a turning in World War II, and while Japan’s official surrender would not be for nearly a month later the very nature of warfare had ...
  • Nike Missile Defense System, Site D-06 Matt DeGrootThe Utica Nike Missile Defense site D-06 was part of the most important defense network in America. That network of Nike Missile ranges was tasked with the protection of the ...
  • 110th Attack Wing Ryan MasakowskiThe Michigan Air National Guard is the 110th Attack Wing and located in Battle Creek, Michigan. As most groups have a rich history of military background from the different squadrons ...