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Folkers Named Docent of the Quarter

Dave “The Cleaner” Folkers is recognized as Docent of the Quarter, 2018! Dave has been a docent since 2012. He worked for United Airlines for 45 years in a variety [...]

Remembering Mission #222: Merseburg

Shown, above: Tom Madden (bottom row, second from right) recalls Mission #222. Story by Andrew Cespedes, Intern, 390th Memorial Museum. November 30, 1944 was a typical chilly English morning, but [...]

390th Memorial Museum Participates in Regional Archives Event

The 390th Memorial Museum participated in the Southern Arizona Archives Bazaar at the Arizona Historical Society on November 3, 2018 in order to further the museum’s mission make its collections [...]

Station 153: Then and Now

During the Veterans Honor Banquet at the 2018 Reunion of the 390th Bombardment Group (H) in Tucson, Arizona, Frank Drain presented the keynote presentation “Station 153: Then and Now”. The [...]

390th Veterans Reunite, Share Stories

  The annual reunion of the 390th Bomb Group was held October 18-20 in Tucson, AZ. Highlighting the event was an hour-long Veteran’s Story Time, during which the eight participating [...]

Southern Arizona Archives Bazaar Connects People to Family History

Are you interested in researching and preserving your family history? Do you want to know the story of your home or neighborhood? Do you know someone who has a passion [...]

German POWs and the Availability of Food

This article is the last of a five-part series published in conjunction with National POW/MIA Recognition Day 2018. Information in this article is provided courtesy of the Joseph A. Moller Library. [...]

Mothers of the Missing: Letters Shared By Families of 8th Air Force POWs

This article was originally printed in recognition of Mother’s and Father’s Day in the Spring, 2017 issue of the 390th Memorial Museum’s Square J Bulletin. The story shares portions of [...]

Lone Survivor to German POW: Excerpts from Melvin Johnson’s Story

This article is third of a five-part series published in conjunction with National POW/MIA Recognition Day 2018. Information in this article is provided courtesy of the Joseph A. Moller Library. Melvin [...]

The German POW Experience: One Man’s Fear of Death, Transformed

This article is second of a five-part series published in conjunction with National POW/MIA Recognition Day 2018. Information in this article is provided courtesy of the Joseph A. Moller Library. Interrogations [...]

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