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Journalists dive into history with GEICO Skytypers

Anytime the safety briefing for a media event includes instructions on how to bail out of an airplane, you know you’re in for a fascinating and (potentially) free-falling story. Luckily, the insurance people at GEICO had every conceivable angle covered […]

GEICO Skytypers over Reading, Pa. credit Anthony C. Hayes

Journalists dive into history with GEICO Skytypers

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Anytime the safety briefing for a media event includes instructions on how to bail out of an airplane, you know you’re in for a fascinating and (potentially) free-falling story. Luckily, the insurance people at GEICO had every conceivable angle covered […]

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Geico Skytypers to appear at 2017 MAAM WWII Weekend

GEICO Skytypers Airshow makes first appearance at popular World War II event. The Mid-Atlantic Air Museum is pleased to announce that the GEICO Skytypers Airshow Team -- a six-ship aerobatic

Pearl Harbor survivor recalls nixed warning on ‘Day of Infamy’

A Japanese aircrew captured this image of planes and hangars burning at Wheeler Field during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941. Seventy-five years ago today, the American

WWII Soviet Veteran reminds reenactors of the true cost of war

Soviet reenactors fall in line at the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Air Museum WWII Weekend. (courtesy Svetlana Batrak) One of the highlights of the annual Mid-Atlantic Air Museum WWII Weekend is the

MAAM WWII Weekend 2016 in color

During the weekend of June 3-5, 2016 the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum in Reading, Pennslyvania held its 26th annual World War II Weekend.  The MAAM WWII Weekend featured veterans and

MAAM WWII Weekend 2016 credit John Dutcher

MAAM WWII Weekend 2016 in black & white

Last weekend (June 3-5, 2016) the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum in Reading, Pennslyvania held its 26th annual World War II Weekend.  The MAAM WWII Weekend featured veterans and authors who

V-J Day: P-51 pilot Jerry Yellin recalls last mission of WWII

(P-51's in flight in a photo taken from a B-17G bomber of the 91st Bomb Group.) September 2, 2015 marks seventy years since the official end of World War II.

Soviet veteran of WWII asks why his country’s history is ignored

A Soviet flag billows over the Russian reenactors camp at the MAAM World War II Weekend. (Anthony C. Hayes) It has long been said that truth is the first casualty

Father’s Day offers poignant reminder of fathers lost in war

Edward A. Peters III is proud of the portrait which shows him on the lap of his uniformed father – a U.S. Army captain – as his grandfather augustly

MAAM World War II Weekend: Scenes from the 25th annual event

This past weekend, the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum in Reading, Pennsylvania held it 25th annual World War II Weekend. The Baltimore Post-Examiner is pleased to present some of the images

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