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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Profiles in Courage: John Hoye

Profiles in Courage: John Hoye

By: Warhawk Air Museum

Posted On: April 8, 2020

After volunteering for the U.S. Army Air Forces in 1941, John Hoye served his country in 3 wars: WWII, Korea, and Vietnam, and was awarded 2 purple hearts.

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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

By: Warhawk Air Museum

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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