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Check out the Foynes Flying Boat Museum, in Foynes, Ireland.  A great museum featuring their fantastic new exhibit – a full scale replica of the Boeing B314 “Yankee Clipper”.  This replica was created for the museum from detailed plans by a team specialising in movie sets, and the reviews they have received of the aircraft are fantastic.

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 Karl Frederick Anderson, Jr.

 Karl Frederick Anderson, Jr., 90, of Berryville, Virginia, died Saturday, October 7, 2017 at his residence.

     Mr. Anderson was born July 8, 1927 in Plymouth, Massachusetts, the son of the late Karl Frederick Anderson, Sr. and Lillian Everson Anderson.

     He retired as a flight engineer with Pan American.

     He served in the U. S. Navy during WWII.

     He was an avid car enthusiast and a member of Antique Automobile Club of America.  He was also a member of the Clarke County Lions Club, American Legion, VFW, and Clippers Pioneers.

     He married Dorothy Ethel Anderson on February 28, 1948 in Manhattan, New York.  Mrs. Anderson died on September 23, 2006.

     Surviving are two sons, Karl F. Anderson III (Ronni) of Martinsburg, WV and Bill A. Anderson (Cindy) of Berryville, VA; two daughters, Norma Anderson Nemith of Morganton, NC and Mary T. Anderson of Dahlonega, GA; a brother, Harold Anderson of Blairsville, GA; 11 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

     A grandson, Karl Frederick Kline, preceded him in death.

     Funeral services were held 10:00 A. M. Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Enders & Shirley Funeral Home Chapel, Berryville with Rev. Stanley J. Krempa officiating.  Burial follwed in Green Hill Cemetery, Berryville with military honors provided by the Clarke County Honor Guard.

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Information from this website about the Hindenburg.

Interesting photographs and biography of a woman who had a lot of firsts in aviation. Something I do not recall seeing before.. Great old pictures… Stu

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The VA has published their Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependents Booklet for 2008. An easy-to-read reference guide, it provides the most current information about your earned benefits. You can download the 153 page booklet at the following website –click here.