The Christmas Globes of 1942, President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill received a rather large gift—a 50-inch diameter, 500 pound globe from the U.S. Army.
First Lts. Ted Soliday and Nelson Hall were pilots with Marine Light Helicopter Squadron 367 Marble Mountain Air Facility
A veteran is someone who, at one point in his life, wrote a blank check made payable to ‘The United States of America ‘ for an amount of ‘up to and including my life.’
She was laid down by the Bath Iron Works Corporation at Bath in Maine on 28 October 1943, launched on 19 March 1944 by Mrs. Harry H. Wilhoit, granddaughter of Captain Maddox, and commissioned on 2 June 1944.
When visitors first enter the museum, they will hear a sound like wind chimes coming from above them