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Military Vehicle Preservation Association: Keeping History Rolling Along

A Packard truck on display at the 2019 Military Vehicle Preservation Association Convention in York, PA. (Anthony C. Hayes) When the United States Army finally got around to selecting an official service song in 1956, they combined lyrics by Harold […]

A Packard truck on display at the 2019 Military Vehicle Preservation Association Convention in York, PA. (Anthony C. Hayes)

Military Vehicle Preservation Association: Keeping History Rolling Along

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A Packard truck on display at the 2019 Military Vehicle Preservation Association Convention in York, PA. (Anthony C. Hayes) When the United States Army finally got around to selecting an official service song in 1956, they combined lyrics by Harold […]

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Reading (PA) Thom Richard pilot and owner of Warbird Adventures TP-40 Warhawk at the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum WWII Weekend. (Michael Jordan/BPE)

P-40 pilot training highlights 2019 MAAM WWII Weekend

Thom Richards is the owner/instructor of the dual controlled P-40N Warhawk American Dream. (Michael Jordan/BPE) Reading, PA -- On June 6, 1944, the greatest armada ever assembled landed some 133,000

Did disgruntled ‘Jerries’ sabotage correspondent’s effort to cover Battle of Elsenborn Ridge reenactment?

It might surprise some to learn that, as American troops were fighting their way across Belgium and France in the epic engagement known as the Battle of the Bulge,

D-Day Conneaut: A baptism by fire into the world of WWII reenacting

US infantry reenactors prepare for an assault on German forces at D-Day Conneaut. Photo taken with a vintage Argus A3 camera. (Anthony C. Hayes) One year ago today, my colleague

Centenarian Stephen J. Bolcar recalls WWII experiences

Seventy-five years ago today, the U.S. Army Air Forces launched “Mission No. 84" – an ambitious deep penetration, double-strike mission against Germany’s aircraft and ball bearing industries. Employing 376

Holocaust survivor David Tuck shows the number tattooed on his arm by the Nazis (Anthony C. Hayes)

Holocaust survivor David Tuck: ‘This time, let God forgive me’

David Tuck is a survivor of World War II. But unlike many of the aging veterans of that era who are rightly hailed  for their military service, Tuck experienced

MAAM WWII Weekend 2018 credit Anthony C. Hayes

Sunny skies spur satisfied crowds to MAAM WWII Weekend

The spirit of Gen. Patton's immortal weather prayer was in evidence last weekend as a dire rain forecast gave way to mostly clear skies for the 28th annual MAAM

WWII-era jeeps sit idle at the 2018 WWII Historical Association's annual Battle of the Bulge Commemoration at Fort Indiantown Gap, PA. credit Anthony C. Hayes

Battle of the Bulge reenactment casualty causes stand down during popular event

Fort Indiantown Gap, PA: A mishap with a mortar last Friday, during a WWII battle simulation, landed a 22-year-old New Jersey man in the hospital – and caused the

MAAM WWII Weekend 2017

During the weekend of June 3-5, 2017 the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum in Reading, Pennsylvania held its 27th annual World War II Weekend.  The MAAM WWII Weekend featured veterans and

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

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.

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