History

FIFI from the 1940′s – The last flying WWII era B-29 Superfortress

The Commemorative Air Force flew into Daytona Beach, Florida this weekend with the beautiful "FIFI", a Boeing B-29 Superfortress heavy bomber. The first flight of the B-29 occurred on 30 December 1942, but did not enter service until April of 1944 due to extensive changes and modifications needed during the development of the aircraft. The B-29 is most known for two missions that oc... Read More »

Vintage Brown, Blue, and Green – World War II Pacific Theater

From the Life archives, these photos were taken during the WWII Pacific Theater of operations, and in striking color. Brown boots, blue skies, and miltary green. See for yourself by clicking on any of the photos for a larger view. Breathtaking. Don't let the smiles and relaxed looks on these men's faces fool you, there is a world at war while these were taken, and war is hel... Read More »

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