Profiles in Courage: Don Tolmie

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Shot down by a German Me-109, news of his newborn daughter, brought by the Red Cross, gave Don Tolmie a glimmer of hope while imprisoned in Stalag Luft III.

Posted On: April 3, 2020

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Profiles in Courage: Jim and Nora Durfee

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Jim Durfee spent 3 years in the Air Force during WWII. He completed 30 dangerous missions before reuniting with his dearly missed sweetheart, Nora.

Posted On: March 30, 2020

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Profiles in Courage: Tom Young

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Shot down on a mission to bomb Munich during WWII, Tom Young lifted the spirits of his fellow prisoners of war through his artistic talents.

Posted On: March 25, 2020

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Profiles in Courage Project

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Courage and grit in the face of adversity is what sets America apart. Together, they have often defined and certainly clarified our lives.

Posted On: March 24, 2020

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Celebrating Carmelita Pope and the Women of the Warhawk

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The Warhawk Air Museum will be observing the newly proclaimed Idaho Women’s Day by honoring the women of the Warhawk! Carmelita Pope, prolific First Lady of Chicago Television and Warhawk volunteer, was destined for the stage from the beginning and made good use of her talent by touring with the “Kiss and Tell” WWII USO troupe in Italy.

Posted On: February 27, 2020

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The patriotism of beauty, grooming & fashion during WWII

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When pondering love during wartime, specifically World War I and World War II, most people immediately think of love letters. But for the rare date night, what was preparing like in a time of rationed makeup, toiletries, and clothing?

Posted On: February 13, 2020

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