A formidable weapon against the Axis powers is visiting the Eugene Airport this weekend. The World War Two-era bomber – a B-17 Flying Fortress called the “Aluminum Overcast” – will offer visitors a chance to learn of the aircraft's role in disrupting the Nazi supply chain. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports:
One of the most famous bombers of World War II is in Eugene, this week. A B-17 Flying Fortress --deemed the “Madras Maiden” -- touched down Monday, as part of an ongoing effort to educate people about the war against the Axis…and the airmen who served. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.
Wednesday marks the one year anniversary of the death of Brian Babb. The Oregon Army National Guard veteran was shot by Eugene Police while suffering from a mental health crisis. His family is holding a benefit Wednesday in Eugene to celebrate Babb’s life.