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Historic Wendover Airfield, Wendover Utah, Wendover Nevada,
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Video Lessons

Join us for a virtual tour of the historic fire station here at the Historic Wendover Airfield. We’ll see the building, vintage apparatus, learn why rescue personnel are so essential at a military airfield, and the technological firefighting innovations that came out of WWII....

Wendover Army Air Base spent the majority of World War II as a heavy bomber training base. Join as we learn about heavy bombers, bomber crews, and how Wendover contributed to the strategic bombing offensive by training twenty such groups....

Join us as we discuss the piece of technology that defined American airpower strategy in WWII, the Norden Bombsight, and tour the base's building where this piece of technology was maintained and stored....

Learn how the aerial gunners of the USAAF were trained and about the role that Wendover played in preparing airmen to defend their bombers in combat from enemy fighters. Also featured are images of, and equipment used in, flexible aerial gunnery training....

We've all seen images or films with World War II bomber crews clad in heavy leather suits, but why was such clothing necessary? Tune in to learn about the flying clothing involved in America's strategic bombing campaign and the environments that aircrews endured....

A walk around tour of the "Con-Air" movie plane in Wendover, Utah. ...