Aki Solomos

Traveler, writer, reviewer, all-round observer. I like anything cool & fast, but occasionally sit at a cafe watching the world go by.

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND AT THE AMERICAN AIRPOWER MUSEUM

Need something to do in NY during the weekend? I highly recommend the American Airpower Museum!

Aki Solomos

A B-17G Flying Fortress standing guard in front of the hanger of the American Airpower Museum A B-17G Flying Fortress standing guard in front of the hanger of the American Airpower Museum. -Photo by Aki Solomos

On September 1st, 1939, Germany invaded Poland, violating the Treaty of Versailles.  Two days later, France and England declared war on Germany.  And in December of 1941, when the U.S. officially entered the war, the American people again showed the world what they were capable of.

Devoted to preserving that important part of history, the American Airpower Museum at Republic Airport in New York stands at the forefront in keeping the memory of that time period, along with the Korean and Vietnam wars, from fading away.

The AAM emblem The AAM emblem. Emblem from http://www.americanairpowermuseum.com

Upholding “the legacy of all Americans who have sacrificed themselves to defend our liberties and to educate a new generation regarding the courage, valor and heroism of our nation’s citizen soldiers by presenting the operational aircraft and armor…

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