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B-24D Wreck on Atka Island
B-24D Wreck on Atka Island
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B-24D Wreck on Atka Island
The site of this 1942 B-24D crash site sits on the northwest part of the historic island of Atka along the Aleutian Island chain.  The small mountainous island is situated just 90 miles east of Adak and has a long history dating back 2,000 years with Unanga...
B-24D Wreck on Atka Island
B-24D Wreck on Atka Island
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76 years ago today- my grandfather crash landed his plane which ended up saving his life which allowed him to give me mine. Never been so thankful for a plane crash!
RCAF Kittyhawk in the Smithsonian
RCAF Kittyhawk in the Smithsonian
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RCAF Kittyhawk in the Smithsonian
With all of the exciting 'stuff' going on, it occurred to me when creating a Facebook post on what the significance of today was for my family (WWII life saving crash day), that I failed to write a blog post about this SUPER exciting find at the Smithsonian...
RCAF Kittyhawk in the Smithsonian
RCAF Kittyhawk in the Smithsonian
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Another great Aleutian Island veteran
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Last Sunday, on Canada Day nonetheless, I was blessed with the opportunity to fly out of the very same airfield as my grandfather did 76 years prior, Elmendorf Field, (Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson). It was 1942 and t he RCAF had just arrived in Ancho...
Florida Beaches To The Bering Sea
Florida Beaches To The Bering Sea
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Well.. I guess it is official... I'll be at OSHKOSH this year!! Come and see us at Warbirds in Review, Thursday July 18th at 10 am!
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Lt. Col. (RET) Bob Brocklehurst
Lt. Col (RET) Robert (Bob) Brocklehurst, is one of the last remaining WWll Aleutian Island pilots at nearly 98 years young.  I met Bob a few years ago when his barber ( my client) connected us.  He has not been able to get rid of me since!  What a blessing ...
Lt. Col. (RET) Bob Brocklehurst
Lt. Col. (RET) Bob Brocklehurst
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