Monthly Archives: July 2017

Flying Boats, Part IV: “The Catalina”

By Kyle Thede, former SC&A intern and recent graduate of the Wright State University Public History program. Long before Henry Kaiser ever spoke with Howard Hughes about the possibility of building a giant transatlantic cargo craft, flying boats were playing … Continue reading

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July 10, 2017: Ray Snedegar to Present “Operation Babylift”

The next meeting of the Huffman Prairie Aviation Historical Society will take place on Monday, July 10, at 7:00pm. All are welcome! The program will be held at the East Interpretive Center, Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, 2380 Memorial … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day!

While Special Collections & Archives is closed Tuesday in of observance of Independence Day, here are several diary entries from a variety of individuals, soldiers and civilians, at home or away, describing their thoughts and observations on July 4th from … Continue reading

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