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Posted by ww2collector | Jan 12, 2015 @ 06:19 PM | 1,144 Views
Tiny Tots, Route 22E Greenbrook, NJ......Vince's Hobby Shop... worked out of his garage in Piscataway, NJ. Ricky G's, Route 22W, Greenbrook, NJ ...a High School friend who pursued one of his dreams.
Posted by ww2collector | Jan 05, 2015 @ 09:15 PM | 1,611 Views
Took my daughter to see Unbroken yesterday. At the end of the movie she turned to me and said "I don't want to ever buy a Japanese car". She was finally able to understand my feelings without any intervention on my part. She was one of a very few young adults in the theatre. I guess we really don't teach reality anymore in schools.....we merely teach what is politically correct. It is only through life experience that we really learn ANYTHING.
Posted by ww2collector | Sep 21, 2014 @ 05:38 PM | 1,847 Views
A nice little museum in Cape May, NJ. Original WWII wooden hangar. Some nice aircraft including an F14, MIG 15, F16, Shooting Star, T28, Several USCG helicopters. Took my daughter and she really had a great time! If you are down there with the family. Stop in.
Posted by ww2collector | May 28, 2014 @ 10:16 PM | 2,758 Views
June 6-7-8 WWII Weekend at Reading, PA. An excellent East Coast event! I have been there for nearly 20 years! Don't miss it!
Posted by ww2collector | Dec 07, 2013 @ 09:17 PM | 3,876 Views
Giving thanks to those who lost their lives and those who served that fateful day. May the younger generations NEVER forget your sacrifice!
Posted by ww2collector | Jun 09, 2013 @ 09:28 PM | 5,660 Views
Another great time at the WWII Weekend! I've taken so many pictures there over the years it's hard to sift through them! There is no other event like this on the East coast! A great opportunity to take pics for scale documentation! The P61 has come a long way in all the years I have been attending the airshow. I remember when it was merely a fuselage crutch. At some point I hope I can contribute to it's construction...in a hands-on way....Continue Reading
Posted by ww2collector | Feb 11, 2013 @ 11:30 PM | 7,050 Views
Picked up some nice deals and helped a friend sell some of his father's estate items. A great local swap meet!
Posted by ww2collector | Aug 28, 2012 @ 10:11 PM | 8,149 Views
Grew up flying with some legends.... Fran McElwe, Leon and Don Shulman, Ron Palmer (RIP) (made the robot Criton for Buck Rogers). It was a good time to be young! We flew at a paved parking lot next to Camp Kilmer, Edison, NJ. Like all good things, some could not fly over the field and insisted on flying over the Piscataway Votech. One flyer decided to crash into the Votech and after that, it was only a matter of time before a good thing came to an end!