Relevant and Useful Links

Below is a list of useful, entertaining and informative websites. The Colorado Chapter of the 8th Air Force Historical Society maintains this list of area aviation-related links for your use and enjoyment. No endorsement or sponsorship is implied. If you would like to have your website listed here, or to report a broken link, please contact

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American Air Museum in Britain
The American Air Museum in Britain is the home to the best collection of American military aircraft on public display outside of North America.
8th Air Force Fighter Group -
This site is dedicated to all those who flew and served in the US 8th Army Air Force Fighter Command during World War 2.
Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum
The Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum engages and educates visitors, through the use of exhibits, artifacts, archival materials and stories towards achieving an understanding of the history and evolution of the Eighth Air Force and American Air Power.
Headquarters Eighth Air Force
Eighth Air Force is a storied command with a rich and proud heritage dating back to World War II.
Commemorative Air Force
The B-29/B-24 Squadron is based at CAF Headquarters in Midland, Texas where they maintain/operate FIFI and Diamond Lil in a world-class maintenance facility.
Historic Wendover Airfield
Wendover Army Air Base was activated on 28 March 1942 as a B-17 and B-24 heavy bombardment training base, and the first unit, the 306th bombardment Group of four squadrons of B-17 aircraft arrived in Mid April, 1942.
The Spirit of Flight Center
The Spirit of Flight Center was established at Jefferson County Airport, Broomfield, Colorado as a facility for those who enjoy the inspirational spirit of aviation and desire to be in an environment that promotes the love of flight.
Warbird Recovery
Warbird Recovery is committed to the International recovery and restoration of rare and historic military aircraft.
American Aces of World War Two
American fighter pilots and airplanes of World War Two.
Global Aircraft
Global Aircraft aims to provide aviation enthusiasts worldwide with informative pages, backgrounds, and visual aids for learning, research, or any other aviation-related needs.
The Regis University Center For The Study of War Experience
The Regis University Center For The Study of War Experience is dedicated to preserving the memories of war veterans in their own words through educational programs, physical and digital archiving of personal artifacts and memorabilia and recorded audio and video interviews detailing their experiences in their own words.
Colorado Veterans Monument
The Colorado Veterans Monument was built by the volunteer staff of the Colorado Tribute to Veterans Fund, Inc. which was formed in 1983 by Tim Drago, a Vietnam Veteran.
Wings Over The Rockies Air and Space Museum
The massive B-52 Stratofortress greets you at the front door of our 1930ís-era former Air Force hangar - home to over three dozen historic airplanes and space vehicles.
Colorado Freedom Memorial
The Colorado Freedom Memorial will be the first Monument in America to honor veterans of all wars, by name, in one place. Regardless of one's rank; one's branch of service; or one's generation of conflict, giving your life for your country is the highest price to be paid.
National Museum of the United States Air Force
The museum stands as a memorial to the legacy and sacrifices of Air Force servicemen and women past, present and future.
Peterson Air and Space Museum
The Museum's mission is to preserve and portray the rich aviation and space history of Colorado Springs and Peterson Air Force Base.
Tuskegee Airmen International - Hubert L. "Hooks" Jones Chapter
The goal of this site is to tell the story of the Tuskegee Airmen and provide you with news and information on TAI members of today, what we're doing, how you can participate and even become one of us!
United States Air Force Military Heritage Database
This web site exists to record and preserve the personal information and the military records of those individuals who served in the United States Air Force from its inception in 1908 and on into the future.
The Greatest Generations Foundation
The Greatest Generations Foundation (TGGF), is a Denver based International non-profit educational organization that is committed to offering our country's combat Veterans the opportunity to revisit the sites of their battlefield campaigns.
"The Highest Barfbag Collection on the Planet"
Dave Shomper's Website for his Barfbag collection
National Museum of World War II Aviation Colorado Springs CO
The National Museum of World War II Aviation will provide unique educational experiences that promote a deeper understanding of the historical importance of American aviation in World War II and its role in shaping the world in which we live.

The Museum does this to preserve and strengthen the best traditions of the American aviation past and inspire new generations of leaders and innovators in the future.