News Archive for March, 2015

Willow Run Memories March 2015

Recent submissions to Willow Run Memories Project include period photos, Annette Funicello at Willow Run Airport, and Rosie the Riveter memories. After WWII, Willow Run Airport, which was built as part of the colossal Willow Run Bomber Plant, was turned into a commercial airport, and was the main commercial hub for metropolitan Detroit Through the 1950s. It was […]

Willow Run Bomber Plant Construction Update March 2015

Construction is poised to begin this spring on the preserved portion of the historic Willow Run WWII Bomber Plant near Ypsilanti, Michigan, to ready it to be the future new home of the Yankee Air Museum by 2018. Scroll down for a photo gallery of the plant as it stands poised for the beginning of the […]

Letters From Home Help Save the Bomber Plant

Professional performers get in the swing to help the campaign to Save and Preserve The Willow Run Bomber Plant as the future new home of the Yankee Air Museum! Take a well-deserved break to watch the WWII-era “Rosie the Riveter” song, performed in-costume by the Letters From Home singers! The Letters From Home singers are […]