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Willie Smith: Tells story that makes “Old Soldier” proud

News reporters were gathered on the tarmac of the new Cork Airport, each one of them wanting to snatch a survivor for an interview before medical personnel could get to them. Two Royal Air Force helicopters were alternately landing with … Continue reading

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George Brown: Oshkosh trooper safe on Canadian air craft carrier

September 25, 1962 — Oshkosh, Wisconsin Daily Northwesterner news: “Oshkosh Man on Airliner is Safe” “A long and dreary day ended in joyous relief about 5 pm. Monday for Mr. And Mrs. George Brown when they got the news. Their … Continue reading

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Dominic Tumminello: Stays steady through crash!

From the Reading Eagle News, Reading, PA, Sept. 24, 1962: “A 20-year-old Mohnton, PA soldier was among the 76 passengers aboard the US airliner which ditched last night in high seas 500 miles off of Ireland. His fate is unknown. … Continue reading

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