Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Wednesday Hero


This post was suggested by Michael

Maj. Richard Bong
Maj. Richard Bong
 24 years old from Poplar, Wisconsin
 49th Fighter Group, V Fighter Command
 September 25, 1920 - August 6, 1945
  U.S.
Army Air Force 

 Maj. Richard Bong is the United States' highest-scoring air ace, having shot down at least 40 Japanese aircraft during World War II. He was a fighter pilot in the U.S. Army Air Forces (USAAF) and a recipient of the Medal of Honor. All of his aerial victories were in the P-38 Lightning fighter aircraft.
You can read more on Maj. Bong  here 


 These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives just so others may get to enjoy freedom. For that I am proud to call them Hero.

 Those Who Say That We're In A Time When There Are No Heroes, They Just Don't Know Where To Look

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