Lecture topic: Mapping project prior to Cold War


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The Champaign Aviation Museum will offer a free lecture at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 16, on “Operation Casey Jones,” the secret 1945-46 mapping of Europe, Iceland and North Africa by trained B-17 crews in anticipation of the Cold War. The crews were part of the 305th and 306th bombardment groups originally based in England.

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Submitted by Champaign Aviation Museum.

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