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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

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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

Rosie Revere Engineer

The beloved New York Times bestselling picture book about pursuing one’s passion with persistence and learning to celebrate each failure on the road to achieving one’s dreams. Find it on 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.

Angela’s Airplane

While looking for her lost father at the airport, Angela ends up in the front of the plane. She decides to push just one button, and then another … and another .. Find it on Amazon.com.

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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