A Fortress and A Legacy

A Fortress and a Legacy combines stunning historical accuracy with the pathos of a family torn by war. An exchange of letters between Knoxville native and B-17 bombardier Bud Perrin and his bride, a former Miss America contestant, gives this story heart and soul.

The book captivates readers with its portrayal of the cross-current of personal relationships set against the background of enlistment, training, and execution of bombing missions over continental Europe.


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The Glory of F-35B

“And like no other sculpture in the history of art, the dead engine and dead airframe come to life at the touch of a human hand, and join their life with the pilot’s own.” ― Richard Bach To fly is to be free. To fly is to be in control. To fly is to be at…

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Remembering Our Victory

VJ Day serves as a reminder to many Americans that if they want to achieve something good, they have to make firm decisions. They have to make a good choice and follow one vision. So in the end, they’ll achieve something that they can truly be proud of.

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World War II FLAK Training

“No one can stop you from getting to heaven, not even the sky.” -Anonymous In life, we face different kinds of battles; battles against ourselves, battles against others and battles against nations. In war, our soldiers also face different kinds of challenges. Our soldiers bravely fight in war for all of us. They fight endless…

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