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Kids’ crossword: bomber positions

May 4, 2021
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OK kids! Here’s our second challenge. Match up the members of the bomber crew with where they sat on the plane and what their jobs were by completing this crossword puzzle. If you’re not sure, ask your ancestors! Download the crossword puzzle below to get the complete set of puzzle clues.

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Watch our 10-2020 annual meeting on Youtube!

March 15, 2021
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Here’s a chance for you to catch up on our news, visit with some vets, and tour an air field in England, without ever leaving your home! We have created a YouTube video for our annual meeting that was held on Zoom in October 2020.  The video has three segments. Here’s the breakdown with time…

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2021 Annual Heritage League reunion

February 28, 2021
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Greetings Heritage League Members, The Heritage League is joining the 8th Air Force Historical Society for our Reunion and Annual Meeting in Savannah, GA from October 27- 31, 2021. Here’s information about the event, including how to make hotel reservations and how to register. The information is all in PDF format, so you can download…

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Marybeth Dyer

President’s message

February 25, 2021
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Happy New Year to all of our members and friends of the Heritage League. I am hopeful for a better 2021. Like everything in 2020, the Heritage League had to be creative on how we would have our annual meeting. Instead of traveling to Memphis in October, we held our very first virtual Zoom meeting…

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Our 2020 Heritage League Annual Reunion is Virtual

September 13, 2020
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We hope this finds you well and coping with this very challenging pandemic. Since 1987, The Heritage League has held a convention each year at an interesting physical place. All members are always invited to participate. Along with socializing and educational programs, we hold our required Annual Member Meeting, where the Executive Committee gives its…

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Marybeth Dyer

President’s Message

August 15, 2020
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Evolution and Technology…. How times have changed with communications from when our Veterans were in East Anglia in the 1940’s and currently how we are communicating in the present. It’s been an amazing transition and evolution. There were many ways that the military communicated in WWII. Here are a few ways: Radio- B24 used a…

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Aliyah Dovey

Our first Kids’ Corner submissions

August 10, 2020
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We are looking for kids to get more involved in the legacy and history of the 2nd Air Division so we asked kids to color a B24 plane and identify their Veteran’s bomb group on the wing. here’s the first set of drawings. Thank you to all the wonderful kids who took the time to…

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Introducing the Kids’ Corner

June 8, 2020
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Welcome to the Kids’ Corner! The mission of The Heritage League is educating following generations about the sacrifices of our ancestors of the Bomb and Fighter Groups of the Second Air Division in World War II. Kids’ Corner is a new idea for Heritage League. Our goal is to involve and educate the next generation.…

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