Profiles in Courage: Betty Oberst

Profiles in Courage: Betty Oberst

By: Warhawk Air Museum

Posted On: August 13, 2020

Inspired by Eleanor Roosevelt, Betty Oberst joined the Red Cross in 1943 and had many adventures while setting up and running clubs in China.

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Profiles in Courage: Nat Adams

Profiles in Courage: Nat Adams

By: Warhawk Air Museum

Posted On: July 2, 2020

Rescued from the ocean after his plane was hit by debris from a bombed Japanese ship, Nat Adams repaid the favor to another downed pilot–Lt. (j.g.) George H.W. Bush.

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Profiles in Courage: Archie Dean “Don” Mull

Profiles in Courage: Archie Dean "Don" Mull

By: Warhawk Air Museum

Posted On: June 3, 2020

Born to a hard life in Oklahoma during the dust bowl and unable to find work, Archie Mull joined the US Army Air Corps, where his gunnery career ended with a stay in a German prisoner of war camp until the end of WWII.

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Profiles in Courage: William “Bill” Gornik

Profiles in Courage: William Gornik

By: Warhawk Air Museum

Posted On: May 22, 2020

Many months of rigorous training and years of dedicated service to the Air Force positioned William Gornik well for a SR-71 Blackbird “special project”.

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Profiles in Courage: Grace A. Pankow

Profiles in Courage: Grace Pankow

By: Warhawk Air Museum

Posted On: May 13, 2020

Missing her husband fighting in Africa, Grace Pankow received comfort knowing that she was helping end the war with every airplane brake line she attached.

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A glimpse into the past: headlines and celebrations from the end of WWII in Europe

New York City May 8 celebration

By: Warhawk Air Museum

Posted On: May 8, 2020

On this 75th anniversary of the ending of WWII, the Warhawk presents a few headlines and photos that captured the world’s attention on May 7 & 8, 1945.

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