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Nuhamstead Airfield Museum Newsletter featuring our very own Lew Burke!! (added 7/28/14)

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Photo by John Payne
WWII Vets and Second Gens at the November 2014 Membership Meeting

My Father was interviewed by the Virginia War Memorial in October 2001.  After he died my brother Ernie took the interview and edited it down to an 11 minute segment that focused on his last mission, being shot down and hidden by the underground in
Rob Gates

Porcelain Unicorn

B-17 Collision Story just added

A story by Sean Gates, Ordway B. Gates, Jr.



Great video. I didn't know about North Platte Canteen until I saw this video.

Great video about a B-17 ride for a WWII B-17 navigator.   Great in flight
 shots are worth the price...

Although no sculptured marble should rise to their memory, nor engraved stone bear record of their deeds,
yet will their remembrance be as lasting as the land they honored.  ~Daniel Webster




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