Masters took break during World War II

...who was 40, was commissioned as a captain in the Army Air Corps. He was eventually stationed overseas, and the day...Jimmy Demaret were in the Navy, Ben Hogan was in the Army Air Corps and Lloyd Mangrum served in the Army. Byron Nelson...

Thomas Wonder

...late Lee R. Wonder and Dorothy E. Wonder and lived in Pennsylvania during his youth. Mr. Wonder enlisted in the Army Air Corps during World War II and returned to Pennsylvania following the war to resume his education at Pittsburg Academy and...

Another brave Dyess exemplifies extraordinary heroism

...person to tell the story of Japanese atrocities was an Army Air Corps pilot named Ed Dyess. Like the Louie Zamperini story...west Texas, Dyess became an officer in the U.S. Army Air Corps before America's entry into World War II. By the...

James Williamson Sr.

...Abbeville County, he was a son of the late Alonzo and Ella McClellan Williamson. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps, and was retired from Real Estate and Auto Sales. Surviving are a son, James E. (Chick Jr.) Williamson, Jr...

Journal documents great escapes during war

An American infantry captain and an Army Air Corps lieutenant temporarily assigned to service with ground...Gause of Winder, Ga., then a first lieutenant in the Army Air Corps, and infantry Capt. William Osborne of Los Angeles...

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Ramblin' Rhodes: Sanders was gentleman who made Augusta better

...study at the University of Georgia.But World War II interrupted his education, and at 17 he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps."I was flying B-17 bombers, the Flying Fortress, at the age of 19," he said.After the war ended, he went...

Credibility of cadaver dogs increases

...Europe and on the south Pacific island of Tarawa.Among others, Buster helped find Lt. Robert Fenstermacher, an Army Air Corps pilot whose plane crashed in Belgium after being shot down in 1944. Last year, his family gathered as he was laid to...

Lost Purple Heart reunited with family after Aiken auction

...born in 1915 in Clinton, Iowa, and enlisted in the Army National Guard on May 16, 1942.He later served in the Army Air Corps as a P-47N fighter pilot in the 333rd Fighter Squadron, 318th Fighter Group, one of the first units credited with...

Mr. Henry Abernathy Jr.

...Tenn. and graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn. He volunteered for the Army Air Corps in 1941 and served in the Army Air Corps Communications Squadron as a cryptographer for three years in the Southwest Pacific Theatre of...

James Milton Toole   (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...School. As a young man he achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. Mr. Toole served his country during WWII with the 8th Army Air Corps, 487th (H) Bomber Group ("The Gentlemen from Hell"), 386th Squadron located in Lavenham, England. Mr. Toole...