MIDDLE RIVER — Manufacturing plants in the United States churned out more than 300,000 military planes during World War II, including 18,000 B-24s and 4,000 B-29s, and nearly 100,000 of them were lost in combat or training.

ROCK HALL — Pvt. Bernard Franklin Elburn of Piney Neck, who was a casualty of the North African campaigns of World War II, will receive a Memorial Day salute at his parents’ gravesite in Wesley Chapel cemetery on May 27.