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The Wings of Freedom Tour of the WWII Vintage Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Consolidated B-24 Liberator and North American P-51 Mustang Announce Unique Display in Albany at SW Georgia Regional Airport from November 4 to November 6

By   /  November 5, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal\ In honor of our WWII Veterans ~ The Collings Foundation’s Wings of Freedom Tour Brings Extremely Rare Bomber and Fighter Aircraft for Local Living History Display as Part of 110-city Nationwide Tour WHAT: Participating in the Collings Foundation’s WINGS OF FREEDOM TOUR, the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Nine O Nine” [...]

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A piece of history in Southwest Georgia

By   /  October 21, 2013  /  Events  /   Comments

The Memphis Belle (Photo by Bonnie Jefferson)

Tweet Written by Tom Knighton  In 1990, a movie called “Memphis Belle” hit the big screen throughout the nation.  Starring Mathew Modine and Eric Stoltz, the film was based on the true story of the crew of a B-17, one of the first complete crew to finish their tour of duty – which consisted of [...]

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“Memphis Belle” Visits Thomasville

By   /  October 20, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet The Liberty Foundations 2013 Salute to Veterans tour will be arriving in Thomasville at the Thomasville Regional Airport ( Main Terminal Building, 882 Airport Drive) on Monday October 21st,  2013 at Noon for media opportunities.  On display will be the famous Boeing B-17 “Memphis  Belle” celebrating this year the 70th anniversary of the Memphis Belle’s historic last mission. The Movie “Memphis Belle”, a restored WWII B-17 “flying fortress” bomber will take to [...]

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