Come visit us at The Museum of Military Memorabilia. We have thousands of military artifacts from all branches of the Military. The Museum is located in the Naples Municipal Airport which was originally built by the Army Corps of Engineers to train pilots for the pacific theater in WWII.

What has begun as a Museum Honoring Military Aviation in WWII has evolved into so much more. You can now see historical artifacts dating back to the Revolutionary War and all the way up to the present day Iraq & Afghanistan conflicts.


2012 marked the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Naples Airport as a WWII Army Air Forces Training Base.


Pilot who flew the final combat mission in World War II

Pilot who flew the final combat mission in World War II, Captain  Jerry Yellin, from Fairfield, Iowa.  Captain Jerry Yellin may be 90 years old, but on Valentine’s Day he’s a total rock star.

He’s the star of the “Gathering of the Spirit of 45” campaign, the first of its kind in the country.

To begin the seventieth anniversary celebration of the end of WWII in 1945, Captain Yellin holds a special place in history.

He flew the very last mission of the second world war over Japan.

Not only did Captain Yellin pilot World War II’s last mission, he also witnessed the death of the last person to be killed in the war, Second Lt. Phillip Schlamberg.

Schlamberg was also a pilot and was the very last casualty of the most destructive war in human history.

He had a premonition of his death in a conversation with Yellin before the two took off to Japan.

Pilot who flew the final combat mission in World War II

Captain Yellin pilot World War II

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World War II veterans visit Iwo Jima for the 70th anniversary Mar. 21 in commemoration of the end of World War II.

Ask yourself, how many of the few surviving WWII veterans kept themselves
and their uniform in such good condition for over 71 years and can still proudly wear it?

Notice his superb delivery, no teleprompter, no script — just a 91-year-old
fighter pilot representing the greatest generation at home and abroad who won WWII.

He has a remarkable take on life, sacrifice, and appreciation of the combined efforts of all served in the military and the millions of civilians at home who contributed to the defeat of 2 evil military and political forces of the mid-20th century.

Pictures and some Info courtesy of Wikipedia.com

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