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The Virginia Chapter mourns the passing of Monique Pitts. Monique and her husband, Jesse, were original editors for Plane Talk. She was 90 years old.

Our Chapter is also looking for 2nd and 3rd Generations to help keep this chapter going.  If you would like to volunteer, place contact Anne Royster.

2015 Christmas Photos - Click here

Some of our Veterans at the December 5th Christmas Meeting.

WWII Vets and Second Gens at the December 2015 Membership Meeting

Rare color film of air war over Europe! (added 5/1/15)

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

  Check out the 8th Air Force Historical Society's Facebook page - click here and YouTube page - click here!!

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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