Profiles in Courage: David Haggard

Profiles in courage: David Haggard

By: Warhawk Air Museum

Posted On: May 6, 2020

It takes a certain kind of man to fly over and (purposely) crash-land into Nazi-occupied Europe. That man was David Haggard, US Army Air Corps glider pilot.

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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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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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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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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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Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day

D-Day invasions paths from England to France

By: Warhawk Air Museum

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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