The Mighty Eighth Air Force recently received a $200,000 donation
from a WWII 8th Air Force veteran for the restoration and exhibit of the B-17
called the City of Savannah.
"We are most grateful for
this gift, because it will help us complete the airplane's restoration and
expand the exhibit to incorporate a ground crew component," said Henry
Skipper, president and CEO of the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, in a
"The donation will help us
accomplish our goal of making the "City of Savannah"
the finest static display B-17 in the world, thus furthering the historical
significance of this aircraft and its importance to our veterans, local
community and nation." said Skipper.
For more details about B-17
restoration project and the Mighty Eighth Airforce Museum call 912.748.8888 or