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Millville Army Air Field Museum to mark 25th anniversary

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Tom Barlas

Millville Army Air Field Museum board member Donna Vertolli shows off an engine for a P-47 Thunderbolt fighter plane. About 1,500 men trained to become fighter pilots in those planes at the air field from 1941 to 1945.

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The venture started out small in the early 1980s, featuring what was essentially a high school student’s history project displayed on a pair of folding tables.

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3 images

Tom Barlas

Millville Army Air Field Museum board member Donna Vertolli shows off an engine for a P-47 Thunderbolt fighter plane. About 1,500 men trained to become fighter pilots in those planes at the air field from 1941 to 1945.