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Oshkosh 2015 Scrapbook, Volume One

AirVenture 2015’s warbird participation was extraordinary, as a number of commemorative events were celebrated.  This year marked the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, and the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Vietnam ground war. As always, the EAA Warbirds of America attracts all manners […]

The Greatest Show on Turf Through Frank Ertl’s Lens

The Greatest Show on Turf – 2015

Article and Photographs by Bruce Vinal Ask me which airshow I will not miss and the answer is simple……. Geneseo. Is it because they have more warbirds than any other show in the country? Not typically. Is it because they have the rarest planes in the world? Sometimes, but not always. When I was a […]

Connecticut’s Vietnam 50th Anniversary Commemoration

A noteworthy public commemoration of the Vietnam War occurred over the weekend of July 11th and 12th, 2015 in Connecticut. The “Vietnam 50th Celebration” marked the half century since the beginning of the ground war in that country. The event took place at the Connecticut Air National Guard base in East Granby and the New […]