were the darkest days of the Second World War: American air crews
fought their way to and from heavily defended targets deep inside Fortress
Europe and the far reaches of the Pacific. These young men and women
fought valiantly and many did not return, but they changed the direction
of a terrible war, insuring victory and securing the freedom which we
Formed in 1993, the Army Air Forces
Historical Association®, based in northern New Jersey, is an historical
and educational non-profit organization. The association
participates in air shows, historical retrospect's, educational programs
and seminars providing static displays of World War II Army Air Forces
memorabilia. These artifacts portray what service life was like when
the world was at war and fathers, sons and daughters trained and served in
many distant locations.
Some of our most frequently asked questions:
I want to find more info about my family member who served in the Army Air Forces in WWII. Where do I for to look for information?
We can send you the web addresses of Veterans groups or other associations if you have some unit info about your relative. Just send us a note.
What is the chronology of the US Army Air Forces? It has had several names over the years. What were the names and in what year did they change?
1907 - Aeronautical Section of the
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