In 1943, Hollywood director and now Major William Wyler and his team shot nineteen hours of aerial combat footage obtained … Continue reading “The Cold Blue” 2019
What became an icon in World War 2 filmography was William Wyler’s classic, “The Memphis Belle”, a documentary viewed by … Continue reading “The Memphis Belle” 1944
Dr. Rebecca Hodges, Miller Johnston ’23, and Wyatt Burnham ’22 traveled to see the Memphis Belle, the famous B-17 bomber from WWII, at the National Museum of the US Air Force in Dayton, Ohio. Continue reading Lausanne Students Travel to To View the Belle
Tom Brokaw was the keynote speaker for the Memphis Belle Memorial Association’s appreciation event celebrating the opening of the exhibit … Continue reading Tom Brokaw Speaks at MBMA
Ethan Ferguson, part of Lausanne’s Class of 2018, has designed an augmented reality/virtual reality version of the famous Memphis Belle WWII aircraft. Continue reading Memphis Belle flies again – in Augmented Reality!
The Memphis Belle is one of the first U.S. bombers to complete 25 missions. The way the plane gets its … Continue reading Memphis’ Favorite Airplane
The airplane and it’s crew have appeared in two Hollywood movies. Continue reading The Silver Screen and The Memphis Belle
“After she got used to flying, Stuka seemed to enjoy all the wild stuff. She was a big hit with the crowds. People went wild over her.” Continue reading Stuka the Mascot
Just what were the missions the crew of the Memphis Belle flew? Continue reading Into Combat!