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The Era of the Jet and the B-52: Vietnam at the USAF Musuem

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The Era of the Jet and the B-52: Vietnam at the USAF Musuem

Written by on Friday, March 30th, 2012

The United States was still attempting to reestablish peace and stability in South Korea when the Vietnam War broke out. Much like the previous war, the war pitted southern capitalist-friendly forces against Communist aggressors from the north. Though the conflict ...

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The Korean War: The Rise of the Globemaster and the Helicopter

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The Korean War: The Rise of the Globemaster and the Helicopter

Written by on Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Shortly after World War II, tensions between capitalistic Asian nations and their communist rivals to the north reached critical mass, sparking the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Even though the US was still reeling from World War II a mere decade ...

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History in the Making: World War II at the Museum of the USAF

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History in the Making: World War II at the Museum of the USAF

Written by on Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

World War II was the single most widespread, destructive war ever fought. At that time, technology had progressed to a point that would enable mankind to fight battles in a completely new way. Previously, aerial combat was merely a supplement ...

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The First Steps: Early Years at the National Museum of the USAF

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The First Steps: Early Years at the National Museum of the USAF

Written by on Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

There are quite a few exhibits in the National Museum of the United States Air Force, but on our virtual tour the best place to start is in the Early Years section. Spanning the years between 1901 and 1941, this ...

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Delving Into History: the National Museum of the USAF

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Delving Into History: the National Museum of the USAF

Written by on Monday, March 26th, 2012

The National Air and Space Museum is probably America's most famous aeronautic museum. While it does have a few exhibits devoted to Air Force technology and aircraft, it is not the most dedicated USAF museum. That title goes to Ohio's National ...

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