Future NY Mayor Fiorello La Guardia was a 35-year-old freshman congressman when the United States went to war in 1917.
On September 11, 2001, Air Force pilot Heather "Lucky" Penney was asked to do the unthinkable
Even though he died in 1937, long before the summer of 1940, aircraft designer R.J. Mitchell is often described as a hero of the Battle of Britain. Indeed, his Supermarine Spitfire is considered a veritable “saviour” of the country.
B-24 bomber wrecks on remote Alaskan islands stand as mute testimony to the hard-fought air war during the Aleutians campaign.
A textbook intercept and missile launch by U.S. Navy F-4 Phantoms resulted in the first confirmed MiG kills of the Vietnam War.