Recognition sought for aviation milestone
It was a milestone in aviation history. A dirty, noisy, patriotic one. During World War II, at the site where Chilton Memorial Hospital's corporate offices are now located, a group of engineers developed a rocket engine that powered U.S. Air Force Capt.
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#1 Aug 22, 2009
Thanks so much for this article -- it brings back vivid memories of my younger days in Pompton Plains after moving into a new house on Manor Ave. in October 1940. I was one of Dick Tallman's friends who accompanied him on the 'spy missions' to watch the rocket firings from the woods near the old Dunn's barn on the Boulevard. My aunt, Etta (Howell) Hamill knew Lovell Lawrence, as they graduated from Butler High School together in, I believe, 1933.
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