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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian09 Jul 2019 10:33 p.m. PST

During World War II, enlisted naval aircrewmen flew in every type of aircraft except fighters, ranging from flying boats to carrier planes to blimps. One of those crewmen was Vergil E. Bloomquist of Colorado. His father had been a Doughboy gassed in 1918. With the United States in another world war, he advised his son against joining the Army. So "Verg" went Navy…

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King Cobra10 Jul 2019 2:48 p.m. PST

Appreciate you bringing this to my attention.
Liked the small details such as the overcrowding aboard ship.

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