Catherine Vail Bridge

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Interview with Catherine Bridge

California of the Past digital story of Catherine Bridge as she tells about her experience during World War II as a civilian ferrying different kinds of military aircraft from air base to air base. It is part of a series from the Rancho Cucamonga Public Library.

WASP Catherine Bridge
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Test Pilot: Benjamin S. Kelsey

Test Pilot: Benjamin S. Kelsey

Benjamin "Ben" Kelsey 9 MAR 1906 – 6 MAR 1981 Benjamin "Ben" Kelsey is most well known by P-38 fans as the pilot who first flew the Lightning cross country.XP-38 Kelsey co-authored the technical specifications which led to the development of the P-38 Lightning.In...

The Romanian Rescue Mission

The Romanian Rescue Mission

Flight Officer Richard T. "Dick" Andrews made an extraordinarily brave rescue of another P‑38 pilot under extreme combat conditions. Learn about the exceptional story by selecting a link here. >Story Map Photos Silver Star Citation Diorama of Rescue Vietnam Rescue...

Test Pilot: Tony LeVier

Test Pilot: Tony LeVier

Anthony William "Tony" LeVier 14 FEB 1913 / 6 FEB 1998 The P-38 National Association Museum is housed in the Tony LeVier Hangar, for whom it's named and to whom it's dedicated. For more details about the monument, click here.Tony became fascinated with planes as a...