History of USS Texas (BB-35)

USS_Texas-2

Placed in active service in 1914 as the world’s most potent weapon, the Battleship Texas’s most significant contribution is its inception of the usage of cutting-edge aviation, gunnery, and radar during its time. Today, the 27,000-ton New York class war vessel is the last Dreadnought and battleship in existence to have survived … Read more

Honoring Rosie the Riveter at the Vintage Flying Museum

The cover of published music for a song about Rosie

‘Rosie the Riveter’ wasn’t an actual person, but was a cultural icon that represented the six million women who filled men’s jobs during World War II. In addition to this group, there were also around 10 million Rosie volunteers. Prior to this era in history, women weren’t usually doing jobs as factory … Read more