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Flyin’ Low! CAS in the Korean War.

(1) “…During the fighting the adrenalin really flowed, and we did what we had to do.  We’d hit them hard during the daylight hours, then dig in when the sun set and hope that during the night the enemy would not be strong enough to dislodge us during his counterattack…” I was on the Google … Continue reading »

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Beyond the Barrier: Yeager, the war and getting home…

(1) Recognize the pilot? Chuck Yeager’s air exploits are the stuff I dreamed about growing up.  Although I never flew, dreams of sitting in the pilot seat of the Glamorous Glennis were never far from my mind.  Maybe it was the speed or maybe the adventure…of pushing to the limits of both plane and pilot. … Continue reading »

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