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Papers of Rudi Berndt, WPAFB Engineer via Operation Paperclip, Now Open for Research

We are pleased to announce that MS-632: Rudi Berndt Papers is now open for research. Rudi Julius Berndt (1921-2004) was a German engineer who came to the United States as part of Operation Paperclip (or Project Paperclip), a secret program … Continue reading

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Missed It By One Day: Clair W. Welty, An American Soldier in WWI

As we near the end of the World War I centennial commemorations, I find myself thinking of Clair Wilbur Welty, who, towards the end of the war, was a 28-year-old pilot-trainer in the U.S. Army Signal Corps at Issoudun, France. … Continue reading

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Huffman Prairie Aviation Historical Society Meeting, August 6, 2018

The next meeting of the Huffman Prairie Aviation Historical Society will take place on Monday, August 6, at 7:00pm. All are welcome! Brody Beaver, a native of Grove City, Ohio, is currently a Wright State University senior majoring in Mass … Continue reading

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