72 Years Ago, Victory in Europe

Victory in Europe Day, generally known as V-E Day, VE Day or simply V Day, was the public holiday celebrated 72 years ago today on 8 May 1945.

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Son of Juan Trippe Passes Away

(Published in The New York Times on Feb. 5, 2017) “Charlie,” 81 years young, died peacefully but reluctantly at home in Westport Point, MA on January 29, 2017 in the company of his family. He was a perpetrator of wild schemes, energetic and hardworking, an enthusiastic family sailor, a lover of golf, skiing, and football, and a…

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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

As the oil still seeps from the sunken hulk of the Battleship USS Arizona, also too does our thoughts and remembrances still linger of the day it was sunk – December 7th, 1941.  For me, I take this moment to not only reflect on the sacrifices of the honorable men and women during World War II, and all…

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…and then there is this…

As the bold headline in the Sunday Albuquerque Journal News Paper (Feb 5, 1939) shouts “Air Circles Baffled by Disappearance of Hawaii Clipper,” so goes our investigation.  In a reverse of how we normally give information to our readers – we have decided to post the  Page 7 article to better give the taste of…

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Traces Found of Lost Clipper

Thanks Jamie for your message and I too must keep an open mind as I have been at this for over 16 years and am susceptible to target fixation (tunnel vision).  Proof to another possible ending for the clipper may be found in the news papers from September 1938.  In one article from the Reno…

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Choy’s China Clipper Restaurant

Never give up hope!  I have to remind myself those words from time to time. I recently had the pleasure of visiting Journal Square in Jersey City, New Jersey a few weeks ago and time sure has had its impact on the location that hosted Wah Sun Choy’s China Clipper Restaurant (lower left corner under…

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July 29 – Seventy Eight Years Ago

On this day, seventy eight years ago, flight 229 vanished into history. If you have been following this blog; you know the story and where we are in the effort to bring an answer to the many questions that still exist of how and why it disappeared. Today we wish our continued sympathies and respect…

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Today, It’s About Independence and How We Got Here

By Jeff Riegel Here in the United States, today marks 240 years of Independence. Back then, the Continental Army fought the British Redcoats.  50,000 Patriot soldiers were lost*.  Every year since the signing of the Declaration of Independence, we Americans celebrate that independence and our fallen soldiers who made us who we are today. Just…

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Memories of Days Past

Memorial Day: May 30, 2016 Here in the United States, today is Memorial Day.  We wanted to share with you a brief video that has great impact, especially today, no matter where you are in this world.   Stephen Clouse and Guy produced, edited and put this together for The Freedom Alliance. Freedom Alliance supports…

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