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    Valor: The Renegade Flyboys

    Jay Zeamer Jr. Joseph Sarnoski U.S. Army Air Forces Medal of Honor Bougainville, Solomon Islands June 16, 1943 When U.S. Army Air Forces Captain Jay Zeamer Jr. lifted his B-17E Flying Fortress off the runway at Port Moresby, New Guinea, on...

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    6 Questions | Author Michael G. Walling

    MICHAEL G. WALLING, who served in the U.S. Coast Guard for six years as a commissioned officer and a senior petty officer, is the author of several books. His newest book, Bloodstained Sands: U.S. Amphibious Operations in World War...

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    To Die Standing Up: Staff Sgt. Forrest L. Vosler

    Staff Sgt. Forrest L. Vosler U.S. Army Air Forces Medal of Honor Bremen, Germany December 20, 1943 Cut off from its formation and badly damaged by flak and enemy fighter attacks, the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Jersey Bounce Jr. was...

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    Review | The Warbird: Three Heroes. Two Wars. One Story.

    I was trying to answer the question “What can I do that is right?” Because you see a lot of sacrifice, you see other people value other peoples’ lives more than they value their own. You also see greed, and waste, and lust. There is...

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    Over the Hump

    In 1942, the U.S. Army Air Forces’ brand-new Air Transport Command began running the most audacious airlift of World War II: flying “the Hump” over the foothills of the Himalayas   ON AUGUST 2, 1943, CBS WAR...