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TFH 2/20 Part 2: The Two Heroes of “Ten Horsepower” – Mathies & Truemper

go The annals of American combat history are filled with stories of men who risked their lives to save those of their comrades. Earlier I posted the first of two Medal of Honor-worthy “so that others may live” stories from February 20, 1944, that of First Lieutenant William R. Lawley, Jr. Two other airmen belonging to the United States Army Air Forces predecessor of the present day United States Air Force aboard a single Boeing B-17 follow site Flying Fortress, serial number 42-21763 and nicknamed go site Ten Horsepower, provide us with the second.

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