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1-218-444-4478 PO BOX 847, BEMIDJI, MN 56619

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WWII Stories
A sunny Friday drive to Duluth this spring allowed many of us here at AirCorps the distinct pleasure of having lunch with Jervis Van Vleck Heimbach, (who goes by Van), his son, Bob, and grandson, Rob. Van piloted P-51s over the skies of Europe serving in the 319 Squadron, 325th Fighter Group, flying missions primarily...
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loren hintz dog tag
What drives us to seek out the bits of history that didn’t make headlines in the past? What motivates descendants, or even complete strangers, to piece together the lives and deaths of those who have been gone for decades? The meaningful sense of nostalgia around these questions is a big part of why AirCorps Aviation...
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eva and edith signatures
**Updated 2/1/17 – Upon thorough inspection of the recovered wing panel containing Eva & Edith’s signatures we’ve determined the wing was built by the Curtiss-Wright Company in Buffalo, NY. Based on our research, due to wartime demand Republic Aviation licensed Curtiss-Wright to build P-47G models that were nearly identical to the Republic Aviation P-47D razorbacks...
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