Tag Archives: Army Air Corps

This MoH recipient spent more than two hours flying a damaged World War II bomber with one hand on the controls and the other on his injured copilot, who was fighting his every move.
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When Army Air Corps 2nd Lt. David Kingsley was told to bail out of his failing WWII B-17, he chose to save a fellow injured airman instead.
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Photo: U.S. sailors take down the American flag after a burial at sea ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) underway in the Atlantic Ocean, Feb. 5, 2012. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brooks B. Patton Jr./Released)

In honor of Veterans Day, blogger William Selby reaches out to a new generation of veterans to find out what this day and identity mean to them.
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Photo by Air Force Senior Airman Armando A. Schwier-Morales

Today we celebrate the 66th birthday of the United States Air Force.
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Photo: Image capture from Airman Magazine Online video.

Inside the blue worn covers of a former WWII veteran’s diary is a glimpse into a year with a 13th Air Force bomber crew on the bomber they called Scootin’ Thunder.
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