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Scipio, oh Scipio...

I am waaaaaay behind on my weekly posting goal, so I decided to use a few old Facebook postings to get me started on this newest blog post. 885 more words


WWII Fighter Pilot Who Flew Through the Eiffel Tower to Take Down a German Plane Dies in Virginia Aged 92.

William Overstreet Jr., a former captain in the U.S. Air Corps, passed away on Sunday at a hospital in Roanoke,Virgina. He famously flew his plane beneath the Eiffel Tower in Nazi-occupied Paris in 1944, lifting the spirits of French troops on the ground. 275 more words

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