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Click on the videos below to view each story and check back with us again soon for more adventures as we bring you even more Story Time Videos.

Heli the Helo: Goes to the Air Show 

Author Shawn T. Robinson brings to life a heartwarming character the reader is sure to identify with as he explores the United States and learns about himself during one of the great American past times… The Air Show.  Find it at Amazon.com.

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They Raced to the Moon

From John F. Kennedy’s speech to sending up fruit flies and finally landing on the moon, this beautifully illustrated, fact-filled read is told as a children’s story designed to engage, educate, and entertain the reader.  Find it at Amazon.com.

Book lessons and a note from the author

Little Wings: The Story of Amy Johnson

This delightful book teaches the young reader to believe in themselves and to never give up by sharing in Amy’s courageous and often dangerous journeys as she flew across the skies.  Find it at Amazon.com.

Book lessons and a note from the author

WWII Spitfire Pilot at the Battle of Britain

This book is a delightful yet gentle approach to introducing the young reader to the reality of how WWII started and to the role of the young British pilot in charge of a Spitfire airplane. Find it at Amazon.com.

Book lessons and a note from the author

Airshow!

Airshow! is the story of one youngster going to an airport for the very first time.  He doesn’t know what to expect and his family helps him to understand what aircraft are and what they do.  Find it at Amazon.com.

Rosie, a Detroit Herstory

Rosie, a Detroit Herstory is a remarkable story for young readers about women workers during World War II.  Find it at Barnes & Noble.

ORAL HISTORY VIDEOS

Click on the videos below to view each oral history interview.

Mario Montressor was born in November, 1921 in Seminole PA. He served in the United States 8th Air Force, 491st BG, 852 BS (B24), as a radio operator, flying from Metfield England during World War II.

Kurt Kersten was born in October, 1923 in Highland Park MI. He served in the United States 8th Air Force, 446th BG, 704th BS (B24), as a navigator, flying from Bungay England during World War II

Liz Wind was the TOOL LEDGER CLERK, keeping records for the US government in a large book. She never knew what those books were for and where the records were sent but she was diligent about recording the tools used by Ford Highland Park!

This is the Oral History Interview of Marshall Keller. He was born in January, 1922 in New York City, NY. He served in the United States Army 7th Air Force, 494th BG, 867th BS (B24), as a bombardier, in the South Pacific during World War II.

This is an Oral History interview with Rosemary Keefe, who worked during World War

This is the Oral History of Robert Mellinger, Corporal in the US Army Infantry from Dec 1950 -Nov 1953. He participated in combat operations throughout North and South Korea.

Lucille Grewe worked at the Conner Avenue Plant in Detroit Michigan from 1941-45. She was a Riveter on Boeing B-17 Wings.

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