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COMBAT STORIES FROM World War II

Richard Fleischer | 340th Fighter Squadron, 348th Fighter Group - Army Air Corps

4:30   |   They kept stretching the number of required missions, according to P-47 pilot Richard Fleischer, but the tension was relieved by R & R at a beach house in Sydney. He felt more homesick when he was there than when he was in combat. A picture of his wife on the dashboard helped with that. (Provided by LifeCairn, Inc.)

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