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Swan Dive

  A February 28, 1944 press release from the 352nd Fighter Group focuses on Col. Joe L. Mason and a daring mission over Germany. Mason is highly praised as the article relates him to the Canadian Mounted Police, Scotland…

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Ace of the Month: Major James Howard

Major James Howard “ONE MAN AIR FORCE”  Medal of Honor Recipient  9thAF, WWII On January 11, 1944 Major Howard single-handedly flew his P-51 into some thirty Luftwaffe fighters that were attacking a formation of 8th Air Force B-17 Flying  Fortress bombers over Oschersleben, Germany. –…

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