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Pearl Harbor After Visiting Hours

When the Battleship USS Arizona sank at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, she took 1,177 officers and crewmembers with her.  What most people don’t realize, however, is that 334 people survived the sinking.  This video is about the dying wishes of some of those survivors:

A Fortress Coming Home

A Fortress Coming Home

The following story was sent to me in an email from my Uncle Charlie. It’s the story of a B-17 bomber from the 398th Bomb Group which was part of the 8th Air Force during WWII. Do yourself a favor and look at the pictures first, then read the whole story. War is a horrible […]

The Story Of Charlie Brown

The Story Of Charlie Brown

Note: Please read the comment below the story. It was left by a guy named Bill Macloughlin. Bill actually interviewed both of the men in this story and can set a few facts straight! This is the story of Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown was a B-17 Flying Fortress pilot with the 379th Bomber Group at […]