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Spokane Valley's Mark Eaton talks about his collection of Air Force memorabilia. Eaton has been working on his collection for about 20 years. 
 (Photos by JOE BARRENTINE/ / The Spokesman-Review)
Spokane Valley's Mark Eaton talks about his collection of Air Force memorabilia. Eaton has been working on his collection for about 20 years. (Photos by JOE BARRENTINE/ / The Spokesman-Review)
Cheryl-Anne Millsap Cheryl-annem@spokesman.com

Mark Eaton, Spokane Valley, is a passionate collector of military items.

His collection includes a room full of World War II-era uniforms, including helmets, flight jackets and insignia.

Eaton’s most unusual item is a gun turret from a B-24 Bomber he rescued from a junk yard near Yakima.

“We came home that night with two turrets in a very small truck,” he said. “It made for an interesting sight on the open road.”

Eaton credits his father, who flew in the B-24 Liberator for the Army Air Force during the war, for his own passion of all things WWII.

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