To preserve the history of American Aviation through audio and video recordings, of events and places, as told by the actual aviators – men and women – who impacted the course of modern history.

To archive and make available for future generations the stories that are only in their minds, shoe boxes and dusty closets, before these recollections are lost to time.

Collectively their stories have been told many times, but individually they add the detail and texture that shaped the event that eventually resulted in victory.