Richard C. Kirkland, Fighter Pilot: Mission Accomplished!

Local Vienna resident Richard C. Kirkland, WWII Fighter Pilot and Korean War MASH Helicopter Pilot, describes his life goals to fly planes, paint pictures and write books. RCK – “In the USA, anything is possible if you put your mind to it.”  Richard has been Historic Vienna’s guest speaker in the past and was a participant in our successful “Vienna Remembers WWII” exhibit from a few years ago.  Richard has recently published a new book titled “Wide Place in the Road” which is a terrific novel that blends a great love story with events that occur during WWII.

You can learn a lot more about Richard at his website, or by viewing this inspirational video on YouTube!

Author Talk with Robert F. Dorr: “Mission to Berlin”

Time: 7:30 PM
Wednesday, December 7
Location: Council Chamber of Vienna’s Town Hall

Historic Vienna, Inc. is sponsoring a lecture by author, USAF veteran and retired senior diplomat Robert F. Dorr on Wednesday, December 7 at 7:30 pm in the Council Chamber of Vienna’s Town Hall.

On the anniversary of the United States’ entry into WWII, Bob will discuss his newest book “Mission To Berlin,” a history of the B-17 Flying Fortress crews who participated in the largest mission ever flown against a single target.  There will be a question period following the lecture.  Bob writes books, magazine articles and newspaper columns about Air Force history and operations.  He will have copies of this book for sale at the event.

The event is free and open to the public and refreshments will be served.  For more information, give us a call at (703) 938-5187!