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Chicago’s Bid For The 2016 Olympics Would Forever Change The City’s South Side

During my recent trip to Chicago, I took an afternoon stroll around Northerly Island, located just behind the downtown Museum Campus on the lakefront. This narrow peninsula was once home to Meigs Field, a tiny airport that opened on December 10, 1948 and by 1955 was the busiest single-strip airfield in the country….

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How Will We Remember The Grey Eagles Of World War II?

Because I am fascinated by anything having to do with World War II, I was delighted when a friend sent me a link to the video below. It is all about P-51 Mustang fighter planes, affectionately known as the “Grey Eagles.” The story of this enduring aircraft is told through the eyes of…

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