Ace fighter pilot, Medal of Honor recipient dies, age 86

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    Man, bad news... I met Mr DeBlanc waaay back when in 82 or 83... Hell of a nice guy, real class... He will be missed...
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    These types were always Nice Guys in my experience. God speed and RIP :salute:
     
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    :salute:

    Yes, it did, in fact, take me this long to figure out how to salute.
    I also dedicate this in memory of those who have been forgotten (and those I have not been able to salute).
     
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    GOD BLESS the family and friends of a True American Hero in his time of passing.........It scares me to think how fast we are losing these guys that saved our way of life during WW2. I've sat for hours at our local small airport listening to stories of the combat faced daily and it seems to me that the nicest guys seem to be the ones that faced the most adversity in combat and although they don't usually talk about it much, when they do every ear is cocked their way........
     
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    Came here to snag a cool desktop picture. Glad I did, but sorry to see this news. I registered just to post a salute to this man. That's my favorite episode of Dogfights. Loved to hear him talk. So sad to be losing so many heroes.
     
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    that suck's!!!flyhigh&clear sky's:cry:
     
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