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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 shared gripping stories about the war.  There were vintage automobiles, tanks, […]

MAAM WWII Weekend 2016 credit John Dutcher

MAAM WWII Weekend 2016 in black & white

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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 shared gripping stories about the war.  There were vintage automobiles, tanks, […]

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Jerry Yellin, Keep the Spirit of ‘45 Alive honored by Air Force Association

From left: Brig. Gen. (Ret) Scott Van Cleef; Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force; Jerry Yellin, Andrew J. McKenna and Warren Hegg. (Anthony C. Hayes) Jerry Yellin -

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

The True Story Of Catch-22

Colonel Willis Chapman's B-25 Briefing Time now resides at the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum in Reading, Pa. After the publication of his best-selling novel Catch-22, Joseph Heller usually chose to deny

MAAM WWII Weekend: Reenactors depict reality of wartime life at D-Day celebration

Three feisty World War II reenactors portray the indispensable women of Britain's Auxiliary Territorial Service . Reading, Pennsylvania reenactor Janet Brinker relaxes on a folding chair, patiently waiting for her

Liberty ship John W. Brown hosts veterans, students for Memorial Day cruise

Question: What is the largest American-flagged passenger ship currently in operation on the east coast? Most people would guess that it is one of the luxury liners which grace the

B-17 Bomber ‘Memphis Belle’ soars over Baltimore

(The restored B-17 from the movie, The Memphis Belle.) Uncle Bill never really talked about the war. I only knew about his service from several mementos he had on display in

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