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This is how I have fun now

This is Fifi, a Boeing B-29A Superfortress. She was manufactured in 1944. She didn’t see action in World War II, though hundreds like her did. Enola Gay and Bockscar, the planes that dropped the atomic bombs on Japan, are B-29s. 176 more words


Laguna Beach Books Hosts Author Kathryn Lang Slattery Today

Photo by South OC Beaches

Laguna Beach Books hosts Immigrant Soldier Author Kathryn Lang Slattery today, Sunday March 1 2015. 198 more words

Laguna Beach

Bristol Beaufighter Mk If

The Bristol Beaufighter may have been the first design meant to be a night fighter from the very start. It entered service in early 1941 to combat the Luftwaffe’s night time blitz of English cities. 491 more words

Scale Models

The Nightingale

It was recommended that because I love historical fiction I read The Nightingale (B) by Kristin Hannah. As such, it begs the question, “how many books on the same subject can be written and still be interesting?” I felt at times that I was re-reading… 269 more words

Bunny And Escorts

Bunny flew in yesterday with two of her friends. Bunny is the P-51 Mustang completely restored and dedicated to the famed Red Tails of the Tuskegee Airmen. 31 more words

Whooping Cough (Ruby Brewer)

NAVY 60 U.S.N.R.
SAN FRANCISCO – California

209 W. HIGH St.
SEPT 24 1943

Dear Doctor: 335 more words


• Wartime Warsaw Recollections

Back in October 2014, I reported briefly on a new 4-CD boxed set of recordings of Polish music composed, for the most part, during World War II.   637 more words

Music Post-1937