This presentation will cover the use of aircraft for the purposes of conducting or enabling aerial warfare.
It will cover the birth of military aviation in World War One and continue through to World War Two and the contributions of Ford Motor Company to the American war effort. Military aircraft include bombers, fighters, transports, trainer aircraft, and reconnaissance aircraft.
Duane E. Shaffer, historian, author and collection development coordinator at the Sanibel Library will discuss the history, strategy and tactics of military aircraft in the World Wars.
The book A Bubble Moment (no longer in print) will be a for sale at the reduced price of $42. It includes stories and recipes from the famous Bubble Room restaurant on Captiva Island.