Friday Jul 11
Air & Space
Q: What Fighter Pilot Used Gum on His Windscreen as a Gunsight?
There's one in every crowd. You know who we're talking about: the know-it-all parading his knowledge of the most arcane facts.
WWI Flying Ace Crash Lands In A Tree
A WWI plane enthusiast nicknamed 'Biggles' by his pals has walked away unscathed after his replica biplane crashed into a tree.
Steve Goddard's History Wire
FOCUS: A Little of This, A Little of That -- Enduring Courage / China Dolls / Lex Populi
Enduring Courage -- Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed by John F. Ross, St. Martin's Press '14, $27.99, 375 pages, ASIN #1250033772.
The Star Press
Historic Find: World War I postcards intriguing, revealing
Clean out somebody's garage, and sometimes you will find history. That's what happened to June Crawford last month, when she went through a box of old stuff that had been removed from her late uncle's house years ago, and found scores of postcards from World War I. "We were just cleaning the garage and found them," the retired Cowan Elementary ... (more)
Golden Knights, Snowbirds perform at Salute to Veterans Airshow despite rain delay
Catalin Giacchi huddles by her children at the 2014 Salute to Veterans Airshow on Saturday at Columbia Regional Airport.