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Monthly Archives: January 2015
Heinz Gunermann’s Time Flying
In August 1918, towards the very end of World War I, Heinrich “Heinz” Gunermann took pilot training at Flugwerft Schleißheim and Flugwerft Milbertshofen, not far from Munich. (Flugwerft Schleißheim was reopened to exhibit aircraft as part of the Deutsches Museum in … Continue reading
Posted in Aviation, Collections Tagged aviation, aviation history, MS-274, World War I, WWI, WWI100 8 Comments
Wrights, Dickens, and Bulldogs
What do the Wright family, Charles Dickens, and the Fairview High School Bulldogs have in common? Well, to be perfectly honest, we’re not entirely sure either! But let’s back up… A few days ago, we received a reference question inquiring … Continue reading
Posted in Collections, Wright Brothers Tagged MS-1, Orville Wright, Wright family Comments Off on Wrights, Dickens, and Bulldogs
A New Year for the 61st OVI
After General Sherman captured Savannah, General Grant initially ordered him to embark his army on ships and join Grant’s army at Richmond, Virginia. However, Sherman disagreed, and with the capture of Fort Fisher near Wilmington, North Carolina, on January 15, convinced General Grant … Continue reading
Posted in Civil War, Patterson Family, SC&A Tagged 61st Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 61st OVI, Civil War, Patterson, Patterson brothers, Patterson family, Robert Patterson Comments Off on A New Year for the 61st OVI