Tag Archives: World War II


SIFCO and the History of Aerospace in Cleveland

Ohio has long been known as the home of aviation innovators. Although many had tried, it was Wilbur and Orville Wright, two brothers from Dayton, Ohio, who successfully flew the…


The More Things Change . . . (Part 1 of 3)

Different Centuries, Different Awards, Same Excellence The extra-large headline of the Jan. 30, 1942 issue of “The Cleveland News” screamed out: “THREE NAZI SUBS SIGHTED OFF ATLANTIC CITY COAST”. Underneath the…


The Engineer and the B-17 Pilot

The story of a brilliant young engineer and a brave young B-17 pilot, whose fates intertwined in World War II and later at SIFCO It was 1942, and the world…