News Archive for the ‘Willow Run Bomber Plant History’ Topic

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Willow Run Memories — February 2017

Recent submissions to Willow Run Memories Project tell the stories of a “Rosie the Riveter” who helped make the legendary top-secret Norden Bombsights on Willow Run’s B-24 Liberator bombers, local residents who housed and helped Willow Run’s pilots during WWII, GM Powertrain memories from the 1980s, and a young lady’s memories of Willow Run Airport. Click here to see ALL submissions […]

Saving The Willow Run Bomber Plant Presentation Video

Listen and watch as Dennis Norton tells the fascinating story of how the Yankee Air Museum acquired a portion of the historic Willow Run Bomber Plant, and learn about the history of the portion of the building that Yankee acquired through its Save The Willow Run Bomber Plant campaign. Includes lots of great historical photos, and modern […]

Photo Gallery – Willow Run Rosies at Secret City, Tennessee

Save The Bomber Plant’s “Willow Run Rosies” had a great time at the Secret City Festival in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. They learned about top secret nuclear research and manufacturing done at Tennessee’s “Secret City” during WWII by the “Calutron GIrls” and made many new friends, while sharing the latest news about the Willow Run Bomber […]

Save The Bomber Plant 2015 Year in Review

I want to personally thank each of you who has helped in some way this first year. We’ve succeeded with the construction we wanted to accomplish in 2015 and look forward to the  restoration activities we have planned for 2016. But we still need your help to make our shared vision a reality! -Dennis Norton, Founder, Yankee […]

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