What's New

2/18/2017 Added a new item to the U.S. Army Air Corps - Between The Wars section.
11/28/2016 Added a new item to the United States Army - World War I Wings section.
11/27/2016 Added new items to the Chinese Air Force - Pilot section.
11/26/2016 Added a new item to the United States Army - World War I Wings section.
3/2/2016 Added a new item to the US Home Front - Civil Air Patrol section.
2/27/2016 Added multiple new items to the United States Army - World War I Wings section and one new item to the United States Navy - World War I Wings, U.S. Army Air Corps - Between The Wars and France - World War I Wings sections. And yes, I'm still way behind on updates.
10/24/2015 Added a new item to the U.S. Army Air Force - Senior Pilot section.
8/13/2015 Added a new item to the U.S. Army Air Force - Aerial Gunner section.
8/12/2015 Added a new item to the U.S. Army Air Force - Bombardier section.
8/1/2015 Added a new item to the U.S. Army Air Force - Command Pilot and U.S. Army Air Force - Navigator sections.
7/15/2015 Added a new item to the U.S. Army Air Force - Senior Pilot section.
7/10/2015 Whoops, I misidentified the most recently posted wing as a pilot wing when it's actually an observer wing. So the real update for today is.... Added a new item to the Czechoslovakian Air Force - Observer section.
7/5/2015 Added a new item to the U.S. Army Air Force - Pilot section.
7/4/2015 Added a new item to the U.S. Army Air Force - Pilot section.
7/03/2015 Added a new item to the United State Army - WWI Wings section.
5/24/2015 Added new items to the U.S. Army Air Corps - Liaison Pilot and U.S. Army Air Corps - Bombardier sections.
3/11/2015 Added new items to the U.S. Army Air Corps - Between The Wars section.
3/6/2015 Added a new item to the Estonian Air Force - Pilot/Observer section.
2/25/2015 Added several new items to the U.S. Army Air Force - Balloon Wings section.
2/1/2015 Added a new item to the U.S. Navy - Between The Wars section.
10/18/2014 Added a new item to the US Navy - Flight Nurse section.
9/27/2014 Added a new item to the US Army Air Force - Pilot section and several items to the What Is It? section.
9/11/2014 Added new items to the United States Army - World War I Wings section.
8/6/2014 Added a new item to the United States Army - World War I Wings section.
7/13/2014 Added new items to the Japanese Air Force - Observer and Japanese Navy - Navy Proficiency sections.
7/12/2014 Some gorgeous and extremely rare items were added to the Japanese Air Force - Pilot section. Stay tuned for more Japanese items to be posted in the near future. My friend Tod Rathbone has been very generous and shared photos of some of the items in his outstanding collection.
7/11/2014 An item on the What Is It? was identified. Added a new item to the U.S. Navy/Marines - Aviator section. Relocated a few pilot wings to the U.S. Army Air Corps - Between The Wars section.
7/8/2014 Added new items to the United States Army - World War I Wings, U.S. Army Air Force - Pilot and U.S. Army Air Corps - Between The Wars sections.
7/7/2014 Added new items to the U.S. Navy - Between The Wars, U.S. Army Air Force - Senior Pilot, Chinese Air Force - C.N.A.C., Chinese Air Force - Pilot, U.S. Army Air Force - Air Crew, U.S. Army Air Force - Bombardier, U.S. Army Air Force - Observer, U.S. Army Air Force - Liaison Pilot, U.S. Army Air Force - Flight Surgeon, U.S. Army Air Force - Service Pilot, U.S. Army Air Force - Miscellaneous, U.S. Navy/Marines - Flight Surgeon, U.S. Navy/Marines - Air Crew, U.S. Navy/Marines - Navigator, U.S. Navy/Marines - Tactical Observer and U.S. Army Air Corps - Between The Wars sections.
7/6/2014 Added several new items to the What Is It? section. Also added items to the British Army - Pilot/Glider Pilot and Royal Dutch Air Force - Pilot sections.
7/5/2014 Added a new item to the South African Air Force - Sweetheart Items, South African Air Force - Aerial Gunner, South African Air Force - Pilot and South African Air Force - Observer sections.
7/4/2014 Added a new item to the South African Air Force - Pilot and South African Air Force - Observer sections.
7/3/2014 Added a new item to the Royal Air Force - Air Transport/Ferry Command, U.S. Army Air Force - Navigator and U.S. Army Air Force - Air Crew sections.
7/2/2014 Added a new item to the U.S. Army Air Force - Aerial Gunner, U.S. Army Air Force - Bombardier and U.S. Army Air Force - Service Pilot sections.
7/1/2014 Added a new item to the U.S. Army Air Force - Air Crew and Spain Legion Condor - Pilot sections.
6/29/2014 Added a new item to the U.S. Army Air Force - Observer section.
4/28/2014 Added a new item to the U.S. Army Air Force - Pilot section.
4/16/2014 Added a new item to the U.S. Navy - Between The Wars section.
4/13/2014 Added a new section for Canada - World War I Wings.
4/12/2014 Added a new item to the U.S. Army Air Force - Bombardier section.
4/5/2014 Added a new item to the Rhodesian Air Force - Pilot and U.S. Navy/Marines - Aviator sections.
4/4/2014 Added a new item to the USAAF - Radio Operator section.
2/1/2014 Added new items to the U.S. Army Air Force - Glider Pilot, U.S. Army Air Force - Navigator, U.S. Army Air Force - Air Crew, U.S. Army Air Force - Bombardier, U.S. Army Air Force - Aerial Gunner and U.S. Army Air Force - Pilot sections.
12/14/2013 Added new items to the U.S. Navy/Marines - Flight Surgeon section.
12/8/2013 Added new items to the US Army - World War I Wings and U.S. Army Air Force - Airship Pilot sections.
7/1/2013 Added new items to the US Navy - World War I Wings, France - World War I Wings, US Army Air Force - Pilot, US Navy/Marines - Flight Surgeon and Finland - Pilot sections.
4/28/2013 Added a new item to the US Army Air Force - Pilot and US Army Air Force - Glider Pilot sections.
4/27/2013 Added a new item to the US Army - World War I Wings, US Navy - World War I Wings and France - World War I Wings sections. Added a new section for Imperial Russia - World War I Wings.
12/30/2012 A wing was identified in the What Is It? section.
12/28/2012 Added a new item to the U.S. Army Air Corps - Between The Wars section. A wing was identified in the What Is It? section.
12/27/2012 Added a new item to the Japanese Air Force - Pilot, Germany - World War I Wings and What Is It? sections.
12/26/2012 Added a new item to the Home Front - Civil Air Patrol section.
12/11/2012 Added a new item to the Britain - World War I Wings section.
12/10/2012 Added new items to the U.S. Army Air Force - Air Crew section.
12/09/2012 Added new items to the What Is It?, US Army Air Corps - Between The Wars and U.S. Army Air Force - Service Pilot sections.
11/03/2012 Added a new section regarding the British Commonwealth double wing debate to the both the RAF and RCAF sections. Photograhic evidence of these badges being worn on wartime uniforms is displayed. You can find them here RAF - Double Wing Debate and RCAF - Double Wing Debate. Both pages contain the same information but the photos cover both the RAF and RCAF so I decided to cross post them in both sections.
10/24/2012 Added a new item to the What Is It? and US Army - World War I Wings sections.
8/27/2012 Added a new item to the US Army - World War I Wings section.
8/5/2012 Added new items to the Czechoslovakian Air Force - Pilot and Britain - World War I Wings sections.
8/4/2012 Added a new item to the United States Army - World War I Wings section.
7/29/2012 Added new items to the U.S. Army Air Force - Navigator, U.S. Army Air Force - Service Pilot, U.S. Army Air Force - Liaison Pilot and U.S. Army Air Force - Pilot sections.
3/24/2012 Added new items to the Home Front - Civil Air Patrol and US Navy/Marines - Aviator sections.
3/2/2012 Added new items to the U.S. Army Air Force - Miscellaneous and United States Army - World War I Wings sections.
2/19/2012 Added new items to the U.S. Army Air Force - Air Transport Command, U.S. Navy - Between The Wars and United States Army - World War I Wings sections.
2/19/2012 Added the three 7A pins from Captain Ryan to the U.S. Army Air Force - Air Transport Command section.
2/18/2012 Added a new veteran to the Wings of Heroes section. A new page was created for Captain Charles A. Ryan American Airlines and ATC pilot. Also a member of project 7A flying "The Hump".
1/25/2012 Added new items to the Royal Air Force - Pilot, Royal Air Force - Radio Operator, Royal Canadian Air Force - Wireless Operator Air Gunner, Royal New Zealand Air Force - Pilot, Royal Australian Air Force - Pilot, Rhodesian Air Force - Pilot and British Army - Air Observation Posts pages.
1/22/2012 Added new items to the Royal Canadian Air Force - Pilot, Royal Air Force - Engineer, Royal Air Force - Signaller, Royal Air Force - Wireless Operator Air Gunner, Royal Air Force - Air Gunner, Royal Air Force - Bomb Aimer, South African Air Force - Pilot and South African Air Force - Observer pages.
1/20/2012 Added new items to the Royal Air Force - Observer and Royal Air Force - Navigator pages.
1/19/2012 Added a new item to the Royal Air Force - Parachute Jump Instructor page.
1/15/2012 Added eleven new items to the U.S. Army Air Force - Air Crew page.
1/14/2012 Added two new items to the U.S. Army Air Force - Flight Engineer page and four new items to the U.S. Army Air Force - Service Pilot page.
1/11/2012 Added six new items to the U.S. Army Air Force - Observer page.
1/10/2012 Added nine new items to the U.S. Army Air Force - Navigator page and eight items to the U.S. Army Air Force - Bombardier page.
1/9/2012 Added new items to the U.S. Army Air Force - Service Pilot, U.S. Army Air Force - Glider Pilot, U.S. Army Air Force - Liaison Pilot and U.S. Army Air Force - Technical Observer pages.
1/8/2012 Added new items to the U.S. Army Air Corps - Between The Wars and U.S. Army Air Force - Pilot pages.
1/7/2012 Added new items to the U.S. Army Air Corps - Between The Wars page.
1/6/2012 Added a new item to the U.S.A. - Army World War 1 Wings page.
1/4/2012 Added new items to the U.S. Army Air Force - Senior Pilot and U.S. Army Air Force - Airship Pilot pages.
1/1/2012 Added a new item to the U.S. Army Air Force - Pilot page.
12/30/2011 Added a new item to the U.S. Army Air Force - Miscellaneous Items page.
12/11/2011 Added new items to the U.S. Home Front - Sweetheart Itmes, British Army - Paratrooper and British Fleet Air Arm - Pilot sections. Two new items were added and a few items were identified on the What Is It? page.
12/8/2011 Added new items to the U.S. Army Air Force - Bombardier and Links sections.
11/20/2011 Added new items to the U.S.A. - Army World War 1 Wings, U.S. Army Air Force - WASP and U.S. Army Air Force - Technical & Qualification Badges sections.
7/31/2011 Added a new item to the U.S.A. - Army World War 1 Wings section.
7/17/2011 Added new items to the US Army Air Force - Flight Surgeon and US Navy/Marines - Aviator sections.
7/4/2011 Added new items to the Royal Dutch Navy - Mechanic/Gunner and US Army Air Force - Observer sections.
7/3/2011 Added several attributed items to the U.S.A. - Army World War 1 Wings section. Added a new badge to the US Army Air Force - Observer section.
7/2/2011 Added a gorgeous new US Military Aviator badge to the U.S.A. - Army World War 1 Wings section. Added a new badge to the Czechoslovakian Air Force - Pilot section.
6/18/2011 Added a new item to the US Army Air Force - Pilot section. Added some background information to the France - Free French SAS Paratrooper section.
5/8/2011 Added a new section for France - Free French SAS Paratrooper.
5/3/2011 Added new items to the US Navy - World War 1 Wings section.
5/2/2011 Added new items to the US Navy - World War 1 Wings, Britain World War 1 Wings and US Army - World War 1 Wings sections.
4/12/2011 Added a new item to the US Navy - Between The Wars section.
4/11/2011 Added new items to the US Navy - World War 1 Wings, US Navy - Between The Wars, US Navy/Marines - Balloon Pilot and US Navy/Marines - Flight Surgeon sections.
4/10/2011 Added a new item to the US Navy - Between The Wars section.
4/9/2011 Added a new section for Portugal Pilot.
4/8/2011 Added new items to the US Navy/Marines Aviator, US Navy/Marines Navigator and United States Navy - World War 1 Wings sections.
4/6/2011 Added new items to the US Navy/Marines Aviator and Germany - World War 1 Wings sections.
3/5/2011 It's a great honor for me to add another member of my family who served during WW2 to the site. I always knew my Great Uncle Jack Schwartz served with the Army Air Force but never had any photos or documents to add to the site to honor him. Luckily my parents were able to recently meet with Jack and one of his sons and gather some items for me to photograph for the site. Jack can be found on the main page and on the page dedicated to him which can be found via this link - Sgt. Jack Schwartz, USAAF.
2/25/2011 Added a new veteran to the Wings of Heroes section. A new page was created for Ward Carr Gilbert. A new section was created for US Navy - Between The Wars.
2/20/2011 Added a new veteran to the Wings of Heroes section. A new page was created for Daniel "Tommy" Tomlinson. Added a new item to the What Is It? section.
2/19/2011 Added new items to the US Navy/Marines Balloon Pilot and US Army Air Force Miscellaneous sections.
2/6/2011 Added a new section for Austria First Republic Between The Wars. Added new items to the Hungary Pilot and Hungary Honor Pilot sections.
2/5/2011 Added a new section for Finland Observer. Added new items to the Finland Pilot and Britain WW1 Wings sections. Two items in the What Is It? section were identified and one new item was added.
2/4/2011 Added a new section for Croatia Air Crew and Croatia Observer. Added new items to the Croatia Army Pilot section.
2/3/2011 Added new items to the Yugoslavia Pilot, Yugoslavia Observer, Yugoslavia Navy Observer, Yugoslavia Air Crew and Yugoslavia Insignia sections.
2/2/2011 Added new items to the Soviet Union Pilot section.
1/17/2011 Added a new section for Mexican Air Force Pilot. Added new items to the Britain Fleet Air Arm Pilot and US Army Air Force Flight Nurse sections. I have a few more updates I need to get to but my daughter has been throwing our schedules a bit out of whack leaving little time for site updates. I will get to them as soon as I can. Thanks for your patience.
1/6/2011 Added new items to the Britain World War 1 Wings and What Is It? sections.
1/5/2011 Added new items to the US Army Air Force Flight Engineer and US Army Air Force Instructor sections.
12/30/2010 Added a new item to the US Army Air Force Flight Engineer section.
12/23/2010 Added new items to the Canada Fleet Air Arm Pilot, US Army Air Force Pilot and Britain - World War 1 Wings sections.
12/18/2010 Added a new section for Canada Fleet Air Arm Pilot. Added a new item to the Britain Fleet Air Arm Pilot section.
12/16/2010 Added a new veteran to the Wings of Heroes section. A new page was created for S/Sgt. Lawrence William Stephens.
12/12/2010 Added new items to the US Army Air Force Instructor, US Army Air Force Service Pilot and US Navy/Marines Aviator sections.
12/11/2010 Added new items to the US Army Air Force Flight Surgeon, Britain - RAF Air Gunner, Canada Bomb Aimer and What Is It? sections.
12/10/2010 Added new items to the US Army Air Force Wasp section.
12/4/2010 Added new items to the US Navy/Marines Aviator, US Army Air Force Senior Pilot and US Army Air Force Liaison Pilot sections.
10/20/2010 Added new items to the US Army Air Force Pilot section.
10/17/2010 Added new items to the US Navy/Marines Aviator section.
10/14/2010 Added new items to the U.S.A. - Army World War 1 Wings section.
10/13/2010 Added new items to the U.S.A. - Army World War 1 Wings section.
10/12/2010 Added new items to the US Army Air Force - Pilot, US Army Air Force - Bombardier and US Army Air Force - Navigator sections.
10/11/2010 Added new items to the U.S.A. - Army World War 1 Wings section.
10/8/2010 Added new items to the U.S.A. - Army World War 1 Wings and What Is It? sections.
10/7/2010 Added new items to the United States - Between the Wars, US Army Air Force - Instructor and Home Front Sweetheart Items sections.
10/6/2010 Added new items to the U.S.A. - Navy World War 1 Wings, U.S.A. - Army World War 1 Wings and United States - Between the Wars section.
10/4/2010 Added new items to the Germany - World War 1 Wings section.
10/2/2010 Added new items to the US Army Air Force - Flight Nurse, US Army Air Force - Command Pilot, US Army Air Force - Aerial Gunner, U.S.A. - Army World War 1 Wings, Germany - World War 1 Wings and France - World War 1 Wings sections.
10/1/2010 Added new items to the US Home Front - Civil Air Patrol and US Army Air Force - Flight Surgeon sections.
9/30/2010 Added new items to the US Army Air Force - Flight Surgeon section.
9/29/2010 Added new items to the US Army Air Force - Air Transport Command section.
9/27/2010 Added new items to the US Army Air Force - Air Transport Command and US Navy/Marines - Aviator sections.
9/26/2010 Added new items to the U.S.A. - Army World War 1 Wings, US Army Air Force - Air Transport Command and US Army Air Force - Pilot sections.
9/25/2010 Added new items to the United States - Between the Wars section.
9/24/2010 Added new items to the United States - Between the Wars section. Also moved the Legion Condor and Aviazione Legionnaire sections underneath Spain where it makes more logical sense to house them.
9/22/2010 Added new items to the United States - Between the Wars, USAAF - Balloon Wings and U.S.A. - Army World War 1 Wings sections.
9/21/2010 Added new items to the United States - Between the Wars section.
9/19/2010 Added new items to the United States - Between the Wars, U.S.A. - Army World War 1 Wings and US Army Air Force - Command Pilot sections. Also an item was identified on the What Is It? section.
9/17/2010 Added new items to the U.S.A. - Army World War 1 Wings section. Also added a new section for Between The Wars to showcase wings from the 20s and 30s. The first page is for United States - Between the Wars wings.
9/16/2010 Added new items to the US Army Air Force - Command Pilot, US Army Air Force - Senior Pilot and U.S.A. - Army World War 1 Wings sections.
9/15/2010 Added new items to the U.S.A. - Army World War 1 Wings, U.S.A. - Navy World War 1 Wings, US Navy/Marines - Balloon Pilot, US Navy/Marines - Aviator, US Army Air Force - Aerial Gunner and US Army Air Force - Service Pilot sections.
9/14/2010 Added new items to the U.S.A. - Navy World War 1 Wings, U.S.A. - Army World War 1 Wings and US Navy/Marines - Balloon Pilot sections.
9/13/2010 Added a new section for US Navy/Marines - Parachute and U.S.A. - Navy World War 1 Wings sections. Renamed the old US World War 1 section to be U.S.A. - Army World War 1 Wings.
9/12/2010 Added new items to the USAAF - Air Ship Pilot and U.S.A. - World War 1 Wings sections.
9/11/2010 Added several new items to the USAAF - Air Ship Pilot section. I broke up the old combined USAAF Airship/Balloon Pilot page into separate pages for Airship wings and Balloon wings. I never thought I would get so many examples of either of the badges so I had combined them from the start but now the time has come for Balloon wings to get their own page. See them at USAAF - Balloon Wings
9/10/2010 Added new items to the China - Pilot and China - American Volunteer Group, The Flying Tigers sections.
9/9/2010 Added new items to the China - Pilot, China - American Volunteer Group, The Flying Tigers, USAAF - Air Crew, USAAF - Aerial Gunner, USAAF - Flight Engineer and USAAF - Command Pilot sections.
9/8/2010 Added several new items to the U.S.A. - World War 1 Wings section including an extremely rare Fighter Observer badge.
9/7/2010 Added a new section for USAAF - Radio Operator. Also added new items to the USAAF - Pilot, USAAF - Navigator and USAAF - Aerial Gunner sections.
9/6/2010 Added new items to the U.S.A. - World War 1 Wings section.
9/5/2010 Added new items to the Italy - Insignia, Britain - World War 1 Wings and U.S.A. - World War 1 Wings sections.
9/4/2010 Added new items to the Czech - Air Observer Of Arms, Royal Air Force - Sweetheart Items and U.S.A. - World War 1 Wings sections. Two very nice Dallas pattern badges added to the WW1 page.
9/3/2010 Added some beautiful new items to the U.S.A. - World War 1 Wings and U.S. Army Air Force - Airship/Balloon Pilot sections. Also posted updated high quality photos of the Kinney Co Airship Badge and the extremely rare V.H. Blackinton Sr. Airship Badge.
9/2/2010 Added new items to the U.S.A. - World War 1 Wings and What Is It? sections.
9/1/2010 Added new items to the U.S.A. - World War 1 Wings and Czech - Air Observer Of Arms sections.
8/31/2010 Reorganized the World War 1 Wings section to be broken down by country. It will now be easier to keep this section organized and hopefully help you find what you're looking for faster. There are sub menus under the main World War 1 section menu item. This represents my growing interest in the WW1 era wings and the fact that I've been lucky enough to have some generous contributors send in some beautiful items to share. Please feel free to send in photos of either your WW2 or WW1 wings!
8/23/2010 Added items to Czech - Civilian Pilot Badge, China - Insignia, USAAF - Aerial Gunner, Britain RAF - Pilot, US Navy/Marines - Aviator, Germany - Bomber Clasps, Germany - Fighter Clasps and Germany - Other Clasps
8/22/2010 Added a new veteran to the Wings of Heroes section, SSgt Fred A. Borgmann of the 101st AB 327th GIR Co. B. Also added items to Sweden - Aerial gunner, Sweden - Radio Operator, Sweden - Insignia and Sweden - Observer
8/21/2010 Added new items to the RCAF - Sweetheart Items, USAAF - Pilot and some new items identified in the What Is It? section.
8/15/2010 Added a new veteran to the Wings of Heroes section, Lt. Col. Donald Burch of the 7th Fighter Squadron, Chinese American Composite Wing.
8/14/2010 Added new items to Royal Air Force - Pilot, US Navy/Marines - Tactical Observer, USAAF - Glider Pilot and Legion Condor - Pilot. Also added a new section for Deutschen Luftsportverband (DVLA).
8/13/2010 Added a new item to USAAF - Flight Nurse. Also added a new link on the Links page to stanwing.com for the commercial aviation collectors out there.
5/16/2010 Added one of the biggest treats I've ever had the pleasure to post. Military Aviator badge #1. The very first one that started it all. Can be seen on the main page and on WWI Wings.
4/25/2010 Added new items to Britain Amry - Pilot/Glider Pilot, WWI Wings, and US Navy/Marines Aviator sections.
4/5/2010 Added new items to Latvian Air Force - Meritorious Service Badge.
4/4/2010 A badge on the What Is It? page has been identified.
3/25/2010 Added a new section for Italy Air Force - Gruppo Faggioni.
3/14/2010 Added new items to Denmark Army Pilot.
3/10/2010 Added a new section for Latvia Flying Club.
3/9/2010 Added new items to Latvia Navy Pilot and Denmark Navy Pilot.
3/7/2010 Added a new item to World War I Wings.
2/25/2010 Added a new section for Latvia Navy Pilot.
2/24/2010 Added a new section for Denmark Navy Pilot, Yugoslavia Navy Observer and Swiss Pilot. Added new items to the Croatia Army Pilot, Chinese Pilot, Legion Condor Pilot, Yugoslavia Navy Pilot, Britain Army - Pilot/Glider Pilot, Britain Army - Insignia, Britain RAF - Air Gunner, and What Is It? sections. Some clarification was also made to the Latvian section with the addition of a page for Latvia Army Air Division badges. These previously were thought to be pilot badges but are actually branch insignia similar to the Luftwaffe Officer Eagle. Thanks to Chris Langley for this updated information.
2/23/2010 Added a new section for US Navy/Marines - Aerial Gunner. Added a new item to the Britain RAF - Air Transport section.
2/21/2010 Added new items to the Croatia Army Pilot, Britain RAF - Air Transport and World War I Wings sections.
2/20/2010 Added new items to the Chinese Pilot, Canada - CAF sections and a very special attributed addition to the French - Air Force Pilot section. A new section was added for Canada - RCNAS. Also added a new Link. Also a quick Happy Birthday to this site which turns ten years old tomorrow.
1/18/2010 Added a new item to the British RAF Engineer section.
12/20/2009 Added new items to the British Fleet Air Arm Insignia section.
12/9/2009 Added new items to the US Navy/Marines Aviator, British Fleet Air Arm Pilot and British Fleet Air Arm Observer sections.
10/28/2009 Added a new item to the US Navy/Marines Aviator section.
10/10/2009 Added new items to the Czechoslovakia Pilot, Czechoslovakia Observer, Czechoslovakia Observer of Arms and Czechoslovakia Air Gunner sections.
8/5/2009 Added new items to the New Zealand Insignia, China Pilot, China C.N.A.C and USAAF - WASP sections.
7/9/2009 Added a new item to the US Navy/Marines - Aerial Photographer section.
6/29/2009 Added a new item to the US Navy/Marines Navigator section.
6/27/2009 Added new items to the US Army Air Force - Flight Engineer and World War I sections.
5/24/2009 Added a new item to the US Army Air Force - Pilot section.
5/18/2009 Added a new item to the What Is It? section.
5/10/2009 Added a new item to the US Army Air Force - Pilot section.
5/9/2009 Added a new item to the US Army Air Force - Bombardier section.
5/5/2009 Added new items to the China C.N.A.C. and US Army Air Force - Instructor sections. Created a new section for US Navy/Marines - Aerial Photographer.
4/28/2009 Implemented a new menuing structure so that the system wide menu is available from all pages except the detail pages and the sub menus have been alphabatised. Also switched to a different system wide font.
4/18/2009 Added new items to the French Air Force Pilot, Dutch East Indies Pilot, Dutch East Indies Mechanic, Dutch East Indies Gunner, Dutch East Indies Radio Operator and Netherlands Army Pilot/Observer sections.
4/15/2009 Added new items to the US Navy/Marines Aviator, Canada Pilot, Canada CAF, Canada Instructor, Canada Navigator, Canada Navigator/Wireless Operator, Canada Flight Engineer, Canada Wireless Operator Air Gunner, New Zealand Pilot, Britain RAF Pilot and , Britain RAF Observer sections.
4/12/2009 Added a new item to the Britian RAF Path Finder section.
4/11/2009 Added new items to the US Navy/Marines Ballon Pilot and US Navy/Marines Aviator sections.
4/6/2009 Added a new item to the Latvia Pilot and Hungary Observer sections. Two new items were added to the What Is It? section.
4/5/2009 Added a new item to USAAF Liaison Pilot. An item has been identified on the What Is It? section.
2/8/2009 Added new items to Britain - Fleet Air Arm Insignia, RAAF Pilot, RAAF Observer, RAAF Navigator, RAAF Bomb Aimer, RAAF Signaller and RAAF Air Gunner..
1/27/2009 Added new items to US Navy Aviator.
1/25/2009 Added new items to Home Front Sweetheart Items, US Navy Navigator, USAAF Flight Surgeon and US Navy Miscellaneous.
1/23/2009 Added a new item to RCAF Operations Badge.
1/21/2009 Added new items to USAAF Glider Pilot, USAAF Liaison Pilot and USAAF Service Pilot.
1/19/2009 Added a new item to US Navy Flight Nurse.
1/18/2009 Added a page describing the miraculous return of my great uncle's canteen from out of the blue .
1/17/2009 Added new items to RAAF Pilot, RAAF Flight Engineer and USAAF Pilot.
11/13/2008 Updated the Wings of Heroes page for Norman Williamson. I'm also working on another update regarding an amazing story of a portion of my family history returning home after 64 years.
8/3/2007 A new item was added to the USAAF Miscellaneous section.
7/21/2007 New items were added to the USAAF Pilot, RAF Air Gunner and South African Pilot sections.
7/30/2006 New items were added to the USAAF Command Pilot and USAAF Observer sections.
2/12/2006 New items were added to the Italy Tank Pilot, Netherlands - link to history, Dutch East Indies - link to history and What Is It? sections.
12/05/2005 New items were added to the RAF Sweetheart Items section.
12/03/2005 New items were added to the British Army Pilot/Glider Pilot, British Army Insignia and British Army Sweetheart Items sections.
12/01/2005 Added an item to the What Is It? and RAF Pilot sections.
11/30/2005 The most recent addition to the What Is It? section has been identified. Added a new item to the RCAF Insignia section.
11/29/2005 He's back! Yes, slowly but surely I will get to all the outstanding updates that people have mailed to me over the past few months. I have 63 emails to go through so I'll be publishing updates for quite a while. I'm going to be adding them slowly so thanks in advance for your patience.

New items were added to the RNZAF Pilot, RNZAF Navigator, RNZAF Aerial Gunner, RNZAF Bomb Aimer, RNZAF Insignia and What Is It? sections.

11/28/2005 A new item was added to the USAAF Observer section.
8/31/2005 Several people have written to me wondering if I had forgotten about the site. Rest assured I have not. In fact I just re-upped for another year in July. I'm taking a self imposed vacation from the hobby for a bit but I will return to updating the site once the weather starts getting cold around here and outdoor activities subside. I still have all the contributions people have sent in over the past few months and I will post them to the site as soon as I return. Thanks for your continued interest in the web site and for the words of encouragement from many friends during my hiatus.
5/22/2005 A new section was created for Denmark Pilot. New items were added to USAAF Command Pilot, Rhodesia Pilot, Rhodesia Insignia, South Africa Pilot, South Africa Observer, South Africa Insignia.
5/2/2005 New items were added to China Insignia, Germany Pilot, Germany Radio Operator/Air Gunner, Britain RAF-Air Transport/Ferry Command, Canada Instructor.
4/16/2005 A new item was added to Britain-FAA Sweetheart.
4/9/2005 A New section was created for USAAF Antiaircraft. New items were added to USAAF Observer, USAAF Airship/Balloon Pilot and USAAF WASP.
4/8/2005 New sections were created for Yugoslavian Balloon Pilot, Yugoslavian Insignia and Poland Artillery Observer. New items were added to Canada WAG, Canada Pilot, Canada Navigator, Canada Navigator/Wireless, Canada Partrooper, Canada Instructor, Yugoslavia Pilot, Yugoslavia Observer, RNZAF Sweetheart and WWI Wings.
4/5/2005 The new item on the What Is It? page has been identified.
4/3/2005 New items were added to Germany Pilot, Germany Parachutist, Yugoslavia Main and What Is It?.
4/1/2005 New items were added to Poland Pilot and Poland Pilot/Observer.
3/29/2005 New items were added to Germany Radio Operator/Gunner,Germany Glider Pilot, Germany Pilot and Germany Observer.
3/28/2005 New sections were added for Czechoslovakia Balloon Pilot, Czechoslovakia Observer of Arms, Czechoslovakia Plaques, France Air Force Air Ship Pilot, France Air Force Air Ship Steerman, France Air Force Crew, France Naval Air Ship Pilot, France Naval Air Ship Steerman and France Naval Air Crew. New item was added to Czechoslovakia Air Gunner, Czechoslovakia Pilot and France Air Force Pilot.
3/27/2005 New sections were added for British Army Sweetheart and British FAA Sweetheart. New items were added to Britain RAF Sweetheart, Britain RAF Pilot, Germany Parachutist, Germany Observer, Finland Pilot, Canada Navigator and Canada WAG.
3/26/2005 A new section was created for China C.N.A.C. New items were added to Germany Glider Pilot, Germany Pilot and Germany Pilot Observer. An item was identifed in What Is It?
3/19/2005 It is an honor to add two more veterans to my Wings of Heroes page, Sgt. David Alfred William May and Cpt. Allan W. "Pete" Webb. For those of you who have sent in contributions, I'm still a little behind and haven't had a lot of free time to work on the site. I promise I will get to your items as quickly as I can.
3/3/2005 New items were added to New items were added to Britain Army - AOP, Britain RAF - AOP, Britain RAF - Pilot, Britain RAF - Observer, South Africa Insignia and What Is It?.
2/13/2005 New sections were added for Canada Instructor, Canada CAF and Canada Paratrooper. New items were added to USAAF Pilot, USAAF Flight Nurse, USAAF Command Pilot and Rhodesia Pilot.
2/12/2005 New items were added to USAAF Pilot. Another item was identified in the What Is It? section.
2/10/2005 New items were added to Slovakia Pilot, Canada Pilot, New Zealand Pilot, Britain - RAF Pilot and WWI. An item was identified in the What Is It? section and a new item was added.
2/7/2005 New section for Britain - Army Air Observation Posts also listed in Britain - RAF Air Observation Posts. New items were added to Australia Signaller, Britain - FAA Pilot, Britain - FAA Observer, Britain - RAF Air Gunner, Britain - RAF Eagle Squardons and Links. An item was identified in the What Is It? section.
2/4/2005 A new section was added for China Blood Chits. New items were added to China Insignia and several new items were add to the What Is It? section.
1/5/2005 New items were added to US Navy Aviator, Britain RAF Pilot, Britain RAF Sweetheart, New Zealand Pilot, New Zealand Sweetheart, Australia Sweetheart, Canada Sweetheart and Britain FAA RNAS Pilot.
12/14/2004 New items were added to USAAF Air Crew, What Is It? and Links .
12/4/2004 New sections were added for Soviet Union Navigator and Soviet Union Navy Flight Engineer. New items were added to WWI.
12/2/2004 New items were added to Soviet Pilot, USAAF - Air Ship/Balloon Pilot, USAAF - ATC, USAAF - Aerial Gunner and USAAF - Bombardier. These updates contain some of the most amazing U.S. badges ever added to the site. The USAAF Air Ship section and the USAAF ATC section are must sees.
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