Profiles in Courage: Don Tolmie

Profiles in Courage: Don Tolmie

By: Warhawk Air Museum

Posted On: April 3, 2020

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.

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Profiles in Courage: Jim and Nora Durfee

Profiles in Courage: Jim and Nora Durfee

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Posted On: March 30, 2020

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

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Profiles in Courage: Tom Young

Profiles in Courage: Tom Young

By: Warhawk Air Museum

Posted On: March 25, 2020

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.

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Profiles in Courage Project

By: Warhawk Air Museum

Posted On: March 24, 2020

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

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Celebrating Carmelita Pope and the Women of the Warhawk

Carmelita Pope in 1945 as part of the "Kiss and Tell" USO unit #415

By: Warhawk Air Museum

Posted On: February 27, 2020

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.

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The patriotism of beauty, grooming & fashion during WWII

By: Warhawk Air Museum

Posted On: February 13, 2020

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?

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