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I have only been there once, but I cant wait to go back! The restoration area is just fantastic. One of the guys there said...

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Dear all, had the pleasure to visit your museum a few days ago. Really well done! I was also able to get closer look to...

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Hoyt Vandenberg

Vandenberg (1899-1954) designed airpower strategies that contributed to key allied ground victories in the North African, Sicilian and Italian campaigns during WWII.

He was chief of staff of the 12th Air Force in 1942, supporting the North African Campaign.

He commanded the 9th Air Force, whose air support during WWII paved the way for Allied advances across Europe and into Germany.

He played a large role in planning and providing air support for the successful invasion of Normandy, France, in 1944.

In 1948, he was appointed chief of staff of the USAF serving at the post through the Berlin Airlift, Korean Conflict. 

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