Tag Archives: WWII

Huffman Prairie Aviation Historical Society Meeting, April 1, 2019, 7pm

The next meeting of the Huffman Prairie Aviation Historical Society will take place on Monday, April 1, at 7:00pm. All are welcome! Frank Alfter will presentĀ “Anatomy of a Shootdown.” Mr. Alfter will share the story of his father’s World War … Continue reading

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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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75 Years Ago Today: Pearl Harbor, December 7th, 1941

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. While Hawaii seemed likeĀ a world away in 1941, the Miami Valley would be greatly impacted by the events of December 7th. Alice Griffith Carr, a Yellow Springs native, … Continue reading

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