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Founded in 1953 by Gen. Carl A. "Tooey" Spaatz and other air power pioneers, the Air Force Historical Foundation is dedicated to preserving the history and traditions of American aviation, with emphasis on the U.S. Air Force, its predecessor organizations, and the men and women whose lives and dreams were devoted to flight.

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Marlyn R. Bonacker – A Tail Gunner’s Story
The latest in our oral history series
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On This Day in Air Force History

August 21, 1923
Airways Lighting
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