75 Years Ago
Navy Planes to Fly to Cove
October 21, 2021
Herald of Oct. 24, 1946
Twenty-four planes from the U.S.S. Franklin Deleno Roosevelt were scheduled to stage a simulated attack Sunday, Oct. 27, over the Blair County Airport at Martinsburg as part of the Blair County Navy Day observance. The torpedo bombers and fighters were to fly over the Cove in formation, landing at the airport where the public could inspect them. Later, after the mock battle, they were to return to their home base in Norfolk, Va.
Norman J. Wilson, 16, and J. Darrell Wagoner, 15, of Martinsburg Boy Scout Troop 58, and Jack Detwiler, 16, of Roaring Spring and a member o...