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

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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”

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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

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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

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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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Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day

D-Day invasions paths from England to France

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Posted On: June 6, 2019

D-Day is regarded as one of the greatest military achievements ever–an enormous campaign that changed the tide of the war. Without the sacrifice of the 10,000 allied casualties 75 years ago, the Soviet Union would most likely have fallen, and the war would have concluded very differently. For that, the free world owes an enormous debt of gratitude to these men.

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