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Owen Boyd’s Escape From Vincigliata Castle

Owen Boyd

by Mark Felton John Leeming reflected on the journey that had landed him unexpectedly in the hands of the enemy. They had taken off from RAF Stradishall near Haverhill in Suffolk on 19 November 1940 bound for Cairo via the

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Honoring America’s POW/MIA Wives

POW-MIA Flag

by Alvin Townley Jane Denton knew why the dark sedan had arrived that day in July of 1965. She knew why the navy captain rang her doorbell and why her stomach suddenly knotted: her husband, Jeremiah Denton, had been shot

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A Brief Note about the Passing of Jeremiah Denton

By Alvin Townley “I used to be a Senator,” Jeremiah Denton explained when I first met him. “I’ll always be an admiral. I’ll always be an aviator.” Like so many other naval aviators, the brotherhood of combat and long deployments

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One Korean War POW’s Story of Capture and Repatriation

Korean War Pows

By Lewis H. Carlson and Robert Coury Col. Bob Coury retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1974 after being one of the very few pilots to fly in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. He also flew the Berlin

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