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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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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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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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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