During World War II, Western New York sent thousands of aircraft to the Allies through Lend-Lease. The recent return of one of them provides an opportunity to explore the larger significance of that contribution.
The full content is available in the Fall 2009 Issue.
We mark the 75th anniversary of this historic event with a look back at Western New York's contributions.
Video of a presentation by Executive Director Douglas DeCroix to the Historical Association of Lewiston on February 25, 2021. Presentation topic was a WNY-built P-39 Airacobra fighter, its journey to Russia and back home again.
We revisit the intriguing story a Bell P-39 fighter’s trip to the Soviet Union.