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Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday which occurs every year on the final Monday of May. Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Formerly known as Decoration Day, it originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the Union and Confederate soldiers who died in the Civil War. By the 20th century, Memorial Day had been extended to honor all Americans who have died while in the military service. It typically marks the start of the summer vacation season, while Labor Day marks its end. (Taken from Wikipedia)

The images below were taken at Milville, NJ back in 2010. Milville usually has a warbird memorial airshow every year to honor the men and women that served in the military. This is a great opportunity to see aircraft from different eras but mostly WWII. You will see aircraft you don’t normally see and it’s great to see all the older aircraft up close.

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B-25 Mitchell

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CH-47 Chinook

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SNJ-4 Texan

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B-25 Mitchell

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B-25 Mitchell sexy nose art common during WWII

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B-25 Mitchell

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B-25 Mitchell sexy nose art common during WWII

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British Spitfire

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British Spitfire

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P-51 Mustang in Canadian service

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P-47 Thunderbolt

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F4U Corsair

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F4U Corsair

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F4U Corsair with sexy nose art common during WWII

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P-47 Thunderbolt

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P-51 Mustang in Canadian service

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6 thoughts on “Happy Memorial Day

  1. great post Terence…I enjoy seeing aircraft, cars, anything old, I find it interesting to see what came before! The first aircraft, the B25 Mitchell has such a high shine it looks like a mirror finish…

    • Thanks Heather!I l like all types of aircraft especially military because they look so cool. The history behind them is also interesting. The first aircraft was highly polished. It was kind of hard to get good exposure with the glare coming off it.

    • Thanks Robert! Military aircraft is a hobby of mine. Hope you had fun identifying them all. I don’t know them all but it’s fun looking them up and learning the history at the same time.

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