We flew to Ohio just to visit the U.S. Air Force Museum in Dayton, but I tell you, it’s all worth it! One day was not enough to take in all the information about aircrafts, missiles and the history of wars that America played a part of.
Miniature model of the first plane invented by the Wright Brothers of Dayton, Ohio
Considered as a national aviation treasure and widely recognized as a symbol of American bravery and heroism during World War II, the “Memphis Belle” is the first aircraft to complete 25 successful bombing missions in Europe with all of its crew-members intact.
Guided bombs. The one in the middle, GBU-8 Electro-Optical Guided Bomb (EOGB), was first used during the Vietnam war.
It has a composite of a 2,000 pound bomb and a Television Guidance and Control Kit.
And below are parts of the Exhibit honoring the Airmen who defended the Bataan Peninsula against the Japanese and who later suffered in the Bataan Death March during World War II.