75 Years Ago

Air Show Scheduled


Herald of July 2, 1947

Local airplane enthusiasts were excited about the upcoming Operations Air Show scheduled for the Blair County Airport. Beverley “Bevo” Howard, one of the nations top precision acrobatic pilots would be appearing, and Gen. James H. Doolittle, who led the first bombing of Tokyo, was scheduled to be guest of honor.

Martinsburg and Williamsburg churches planned to take up collections to feed the poor in China. The appeal was brought to both towns by Mr. Liu Liang-Mo who spoke to civic organizations in both towns and requested help for China’s starving people.


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