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The Blackened Canteen

Inspiring a campaign for peace among Japanese and American citizens, and strengthening ties between the two countries. Having campaigned for peace for many years, this beautiful story strikes a deep chord with me. I hope it will become more widely known around the world and inspire other people too.” ~Imagine Peace, Yoko Ono “Jerry Yellin […]

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Of War & Weddings

  Of War and Weddings is a moving and compelling true story of bitter wartime enemies who find peace through their children’s marriage. A mysterious force that weaves its way into the lives of the Yellin and Yamakawa families ends up healing the wounds of war and nurturing a legacy of freedom and understanding for […]

The Times of Israel – Le vétéran Jerry Yellin, apparaît dans cette capture d’écran de la vidéo World War Two

  Un pilote juif de la Seconde Guerre mondiale meurt à 93 ans Perturbé par le massacre au Japon, Jerry Yellin se tourna plus tard vers la méditation transcendantale Par JTA27 décembre 2017, 17:15  0 Le vétéran Jerry Yellin, apparaît dans cette capture d’écran de la vidéo World War Two. (YouTube) Jerry Yellin, qui a piloté la […]

CBS Sunday Morning News – Army Air Corps fighter pilot Jerry Yellin

Jerry Yellin Army Air Corps fighter pilot Jerry Yellin (February 15, 1924-December 21, 2017) flew the last combat mission of World War II. Taking off from Iwo Jima on August 15, 1945 in his P-51 Mustang, he attacked airfields near Nagoya, before heading back to base, his wingman Phillip Schlamberg lost and presumed dead. It […]

The Last Fighter Pilot – Ricochet

Ricochet – The Last Fighter Pilot Contributor EJHill December 23, 2017 In my year-end round up of notable deaths, I noted that not many names of the Greatest Generation were showing up. The few are getting fewer and fewer. Add to the list the name of Captain Jerome “Jerry” Yellin. On August 14, 1945 — […]

Jerry Yellin, an American hero

WDBJ7– Jerry Yellin, an American hero, flew the last combat mission of WWII. Yellin visited Bedford County in June as the key note speaker at the National D-Day Memorial. He was a supporter of the memorial and had just signed on to be co-chair of the capital campaign. Yellin traveled the country sharing his story […]