509th Composite Group  
509th Composite Group


Please email us to verify appearances 72 hours (3 days) before making plans to
meet the Veterans at any future events. Appearances are based upon health conditions at time of show.

June 7th - 9th, 2019

Mid- Atlantic Air Museum's 29th Anniversary Reading WWII Weekend

Reading Regional Airport, Pennsylvania

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We have been Invited to attend, our 20th year, the Reading, Pa. WWII Weekend. Our tables this year will feature Norris Jernigan, 393rd Bomb Sqd. ( VH ) 509th Composite Group, Intelligence Specialist, and Walter Stitt, 3rd Armored Division,Tank Gunner and driver, Veteran of 3 Tanks, one hit a mine, one hit by Panzer Faust and the third hit by a German Panzer. Walter received a Purple Heart for his wounds.

Our Veterans will have books and photos available for autographing, our hours are 8:30 to 4:30 each day for more Information please go to www.maam.org

April 26th - 28th, 2019

NRA 148th Annual Meeting and Exhibits

Indiana Convention Center & Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, In.


The National Rifle Association and North Carolina Arms have invited us to take part In this years 148th Annual Meeting and Exhibits to be held at the Indiana Convention Center & Lucas Oil Stadium. Indianapolis, Indiana.

Our exhibit this year will honor the Veterans of the 509th Composite Group and Survivors of the USS Indianapolis. We will have the Flight Suit worn by Paul Tibbets on the Hiroshima Mission and Memorabilia from the USS Indianapolis. Norris Jernigan, 393rd Bomb Squadron (VH ) 509th Composite Group, Intelligence, will be In our booth, number 723 autographing books and photographs.

For more Information go to www.nraam.org

February 21st - 23rd 2019

Show Of Shows Military Collector Show

Kentucky Exposition Center
South Wing C Hall, LouisVille, Kentucky

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We will be attending The Show Of Shows Military Collector Show to be held at the Kentucky Exposition Center, South Wing, Hall C, Louisville Kentucky. This year we will have with us autographing books and photographs, William Robinson, longest serving Enlisted Man, POW, Hanoi Hilton 7-1/2 Years, and Walter Stitt, Gunner, Sherman Tank, 3rd. Armored Division, Walter was In 3 different tanks, one knocked out by a Panzer Tank, another by a mine, the third by a panzerfaust.

Our Hours are Thursday, 12:00 to 5:00 P.M for Members only, Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m

For more Information please contact us or Visit the Ohio Valley Military website www.sosovms.com

Check back soon for more upcoming events!
Appearances are based on health at time of appearance so please check with us 72 hours before the show If you have a concern. We do not answer inquiries 24 hours prior to and during events.
Thank you,
Robert Krauss
Can't attend either event. Contact us to place an order for a book or photo autographed by these great men. rwkrauss@hotmail.com

Visit Our Collectibles section for a selection of rare and unique historical items that are not available anywhere else.

509th Newsletter
Fall 2016


Observations on
"Killing the Rising Sun"


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509th Veterans & families Outstanding Unit Award more...

Los Alamos-Life on the Hill by Larry Johnston

Paul Tibbets Interview by Studs Terkel

Dropping The Atomic Bomb - By Richard Russell

For autographed copies of Dutch's book "My True Course" please go to the collectible page to order.

The Forum is a great place to discuss the Enola Gay, the 509th and the historical perspectives surrounding these world changing events.

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