Remembering Pearl Harbor: Idahoan’s stories from December 7, 1941

American sailors at Ford Island reacting to the explosion of the USS Shaw during the second wave of attacks.

By: Warhawk Air Museum

Posted On: December 30, 2019

It’s a day that generations would never forget, an event that shook America to its core and then into action: December 7, 1941. A date which has lived in infamy since Japanese forces surprise-attacked the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor on a quiet Sunday morning.

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From Meatless Monday to Chef Boyardee—the surprising lasting effects of wartime rationing

Do with less– so they'll have enough!

By: Warhawk Air Museum

Posted On: November 22, 2019

As we prepare to tuck into a wonderful feast this Thanksgiving, let’s take a minute for a double-helping of gratitude for the quantity and variety of the food on our plates…it hasn’t always been available. Wartime food and supply rationing, particularly during WWI and WWII, meant that the home front was much more involved in and affected by foreign wars.

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Finding community and honoring greatness at the Kilroy Coffee Klatch

Aerial view of the Kilroy Coffee Klatch

By: Warhawk Air Museum

Posted On: October 25, 2019

First started in 2001, the Kilroy Coffee Klatch at the Warhawk Air Museum is the largest monthly gathering of Veterans in Idaho. Join the community on the first Tuesday of every month.

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The USO: a GI’s “home away from home”

By: Warhawk Air Museum

Posted On: September 16, 2019

The USO is an American non-profit organization founded in WWII as a GI’s “home away from home” and has supported America’s military for over seven decades.

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Col. Clarence E. “Bud” Anderson — WWII “Triple Ace” and 2019 Warbird Roundup Guest Speaker

By: Warhawk Air Museum

Posted On: August 21, 2019

Col. Clarence E. “Bud” Anderson can’t remember a time when he didn’t want to fly. From the Civilian Pilot Training Program to WWII Triple Ace, learn more about his amazing story.

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Republic F-84G Thunderjet: Acing the straight-wing fighter-bomber

The Warhawk Air Museum's new F-84G Thunderjet at the Nampa airport

By: Warhawk Air Museum

Posted On: July 26, 2019

Learn more about the Warhawk Air Museum’s newest aviation addition: the Republic F-84G Thunderjet – a part of America’s first generation of jet fighters.

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