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James Williamson Sr.

...Born in 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...

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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-11-25/ramblin-rhodes-sander
Another brave Dyess exemplifies extraordinary heroism

...the second-highest award for valor.Brought up in a small town in west Texas, Dyess became an officer in the U.S. Army Air Corps before America's entry into World War II. By the summer of 1941, Dyess was a fighter pilot and the commander...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-07-13/another-brave-dy
Kenneth Lenderman

...officiating. Mr. Lenderman was a native of Tennessee, having made Jackson his home for the past 62 years. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps Veteran and retired from E.I. DuPont at the Savannah River Site with 32 years of service. Mr. Lenderman enjoyed...

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Eleanor Cullinan

...School in Lansdowne, Pa. She then attended Immaculata College in Philadelphia. Afterwards, Ellie served with the U.S. Army Air Corps, Aircraft Warning Service in Philadelphia, from where she received an Honorable Service Discharge in 1944. Ellie...

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Jack Connell

...killing him. His intellect and skill of persuasion saved his life, but lost the car. In 1942, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps during WWII and flew 79 missions as a bombardier over Europe, the last of which he and his crew volunteered to...

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Banquet honors Tuskegee Airmen

...after 60 years." During World War II, the Tuskegee Airmen were the nation's first black military airmen in the U.S. Army Air Corps. From 1942 to 1946, the men trained at the Tuskegee Army Air Field in Tuskegee, Ala., to become members of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/21/met_148696.shtml
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Independence Day is an ideal time to remember an outstanding hero

...of Honor recipient Lt. Col. Jimmie Dyess. This large base is named after Lt. Col. William E. Dyess of the U.S. Army Air Corps. Ed Dyess' air and ground combat experiences in World War II earned him both the Distinguished Flying Cross and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2010-07-04/independence-day
Opinion columns
Book tells Augusta's air history

...commercial school; the first Signal Corps winter aviation camp; Gen. Hap Arnold (commanding general of the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II) did his training here; just a number of other firsts," he said. Published by the Richmond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/02/liv_393278.shtml
Life & style | Daniel Field
Memoir chronicles Georgia hero's wartime journey

...the Philippine capital. Rocky Gause, 26, had dropped out of the University of Georgia to become a pilot in the U.S. Army Air Corps and life was changing -- for him and the rest of the world. Just months out of air cadet school, he had been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/08/met_281930.shtml
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