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Old 06-19-2017, 02:25 AM
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Question: What warbird pilot do I describe?


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1. This pilot served in more than one war.
2. He flew many successful missions; but is perhaps remembered more for a few less than successful ones.
3. His father was a minister.
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Old 06-19-2017, 09:43 AM
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Question: What warbird pilot do I describe?

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1. This pilot served in more than one war.
2. He flew many successful missions; but is perhaps remembered more for a few less than successful ones.
3. His father was a minister.
4. He raced motorcycles with some success.
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Old 06-20-2017, 02:08 AM
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Question: What warbird pilot do I describe?

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1. This pilot served in more than one war.
2. He flew many successful missions; but is perhaps remembered more for a few less than successful ones.
3. His father was a minister.
4. He raced motorcycles with some success.
5. He earned his pilot’s license prior to his first war.
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Question: What warbird pilot do I describe?

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1. This pilot served in more than one war.
2. He flew many successful missions; but is perhaps remembered more for a few less than successful ones.
3. His father was a minister.
4. He raced motorcycles with some success.
5. He earned his pilot’s license prior to his first war.
6. He completed college and joined his country’s military forces.
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Old 06-20-2017, 01:05 PM
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An (early) evening clue. Thanks; Ernie P.

Question: What warbird pilot do I describe?

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1. This pilot served in more than one war.
2. He flew many successful missions; but is perhaps remembered more for a few less than successful ones.
3. His father was a minister.
4. He raced motorcycles with some success.
5. He earned his pilot’s license prior to his first war.
6. He completed college and joined his country’s military forces.
7. His first combat assignment was as part of an historic battle.
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Old 06-21-2017, 01:54 AM
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Question: What warbird pilot do I describe?

Clues:
1. This pilot served in more than one war.
2. He flew many successful missions; but is perhaps remembered more for a few less than successful ones.
3. His father was a minister.
4. He raced motorcycles with some success.
5. He earned his pilot’s license prior to his first war.
6. He completed college and joined his country’s military forces.
7. His first combat assignment was as part of an historic battle.
8. He was shot down and badly wounded.
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Old 06-21-2017, 05:07 AM
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Is everybody asleep in this thread or on vacation? Somebody has to have a guess. I'm disqualified for inside information on this one.
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Old 06-21-2017, 07:55 AM
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Jimmy Doolittle ?
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Old 06-21-2017, 08:23 AM
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Jimmy was only in two wars.
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Old 06-21-2017, 08:29 AM
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Originally Posted by stingray528i View Post
Jimmy Doolittle ?

Not Jimmy Doolittle, stingray5281; but here's another clue to aid your search. Thanks; Ernie P.

Question: What warbird pilot do I describe?

Clues:
1. This pilot served in more than one war.
2. He flew many successful missions; but is perhaps remembered more for a few less than successful ones.
3. His father was a minister.
4. He raced motorcycles with some success.
5. He earned his pilot’s license prior to his first war.
6. He completed college and joined his country’s military forces.
7. His first combat assignment was as part of an historic battle.
8. He was shot down and badly wounded.
9. He escaped capture and was nursed back to health by local people.
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Old 06-21-2017, 11:53 AM
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The pilot in question reminds me of someone that was featured in one of those TV programs on the History channel...or The Military channel..(AHC now) but the name is not comming to me...

Maybe the other guys are out flyin'...?
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Old 06-21-2017, 12:44 PM
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Could be I would be building if I wasn't working.
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Old 06-21-2017, 02:38 PM
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Afternoon clue. Thanks; Ernie P.


Question: What warbird pilot do I describe?

Clues:
1. This pilot served in more than one war.
2. He flew many successful missions; but is perhaps remembered more for a few less than successful ones.
3. His father was a minister.
4. He raced motorcycles with some success.
5. He earned his pilot’s license prior to his first war.
6. He completed college and joined his country’s military forces.
7. His first combat assignment was as part of an historic battle.
8. He was shot down and badly wounded.
9. He escaped capture and was nursed back to health by local people.
10. He was reunited with his unit.
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Old 06-22-2017, 05:19 AM
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Morning clue. Thanks; Ernie P.

Question: What warbird pilot do I describe?

Clues:
1. This pilot served in more than one war.
2. He flew many successful missions; but is perhaps remembered more for a few less than successful ones.
3. His father was a minister.
4. He raced motorcycles with some success.
5. He earned his pilot’s license prior to his first war.
6. He completed college and joined his country’s military forces.
7. His first combat assignment was as part of an historic battle.
8. He was shot down and badly wounded.
9. He escaped capture and was nursed back to health by local people.
10. He was reunited with his unit.
11. At this point, he had not been credited with even a single enemy aircraft shot down.
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Old 06-22-2017, 11:59 AM
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Afternoon clue. Thanks; Ernie P.

Question: What warbird pilot do I describe?
Clues:


1. This pilot served in more than one war.
2. He flew many successful missions; but is perhaps remembered more for a few less than successful ones.
3. His father was a minister.
4. He raced motorcycles with some success.5. He earned his pilot’s license prior to his first war.
6. He completed college and joined his country’s military forces.
7. His first combat assignment was as part of an historic battle.
8. He was shot down and badly wounded.
9. He escaped capture and was nursed back to health by local people.
10. He was reunited with his unit.
11. At this point, he had not been credited with even a single enemy aircraft shot down.
12. Later in that war, in a famous combat, he and his wingman engaged a high flying enemy reconnaissance aircraft.
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Old 06-22-2017, 02:49 PM
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Evening clue. Thanks; Ernie P.

Question: What warbird pilot do I describe?
Clues:


1. This pilot served in more than one war.
2. He flew many successful missions; but is perhaps remembered more for a few less than successful ones.
3. His father was a minister.
4. He raced motorcycles with some success.5. He earned his pilot’s license prior to his first war.
6. He completed college and joined his country’s military forces.
7. His first combat assignment was as part of an historic battle.
8. He was shot down and badly wounded.
9. He escaped capture and was nursed back to health by local people.
10. He was reunited with his unit.
11. At this point, he had not been credited with even a single enemy aircraft shot down.
12. Later in that war, in a famous combat, he and his wingman engaged a high flying enemy reconnaissance aircraft.
13. Our hero only got off a small number of shots before his guns froze in the cold air at that altitude.
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Old 06-23-2017, 01:36 AM
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Morning clue. Thanks; Ernie P.

Question: What warbird pilot do I describe?

Clues:
1. This pilot served in more than one war.
2. He flew many successful missions; but is perhaps remembered more for a few less than successful ones.
3. His father was a minister.
4. He raced motorcycles with some success.
5. He earned his pilot’s license prior to his first war.
6. He completed college and joined his country’s military forces.
7. His first combat assignment was as part of an historic battle.
8. He was shot down and badly wounded.
9. He escaped capture and was nursed back to health by local people.
10. He was reunited with his unit.
11. At this point, he had not been credited with even a single enemy aircraft shot down.
12. Later in that war, in a famous combat, he and his wingman engaged a high flying enemy reconnaissance aircraft.
13. Our hero only got off a small number of shots before his guns froze in the cold air at that altitude.
14. However, he had managed to do some damage to the enemy craft. As it headed for home, our hero was able to catch up to it and launch a rather unconventional attack.
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Old 06-23-2017, 01:41 PM
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Evening clue. Thanks; Ernie P.

Question: What warbird pilot do I describe?

Clues:
1. This pilot served in more than one war.
2. He flew many successful missions; but is perhaps remembered more for a few less than successful ones.
3. His father was a minister.
4. He raced motorcycles with some success.
5. He earned his pilot’s license prior to his first war.
6. He completed college and joined his country’s military forces.
7. His first combat assignment was as part of an historic battle.
8. He was shot down and badly wounded.
9. He escaped capture and was nursed back to health by local people.
10. He was reunited with his unit.
11. At this point, he had not been credited with even a single enemy aircraft shot down.
12. Later in that war, in a famous combat, he and his wingman engaged a high flying enemy reconnaissance aircraft.
13. Our hero only got off a small number of shots before his guns froze in the cold air at that altitude.
14. However, he had managed to do some damage to the enemy craft. As it headed for home, our hero was able to catch up to it and launch a rather unconventional attack.
15. The wingman’s guns were also jammed; but he was able to catch up and join in the fight.
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Old 06-24-2017, 01:28 AM
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Morning clue. Thanks; Ernie P.

Question: What warbird pilot do I describe?

Clues:
1. This pilot served in more than one war.
2. He flew many successful missions; but is perhaps remembered more for a few less than successful ones.
3. His father was a minister.
4. He raced motorcycles with some success.
5. He earned his pilot’s license prior to his first war.
6. He completed college and joined his country’s military forces.
7. His first combat assignment was as part of an historic battle.
8. He was shot down and badly wounded.
9. He escaped capture and was nursed back to health by local people.
10. He was reunited with his unit.
11. At this point, he had not been credited with even a single enemy aircraft shot down.
12. Later in that war, in a famous combat, he and his wingman engaged a high flying enemy reconnaissance aircraft.
13. Our hero only got off a small number of shots before his guns froze in the cold air at that altitude.
14. However, he had managed to do some damage to the enemy craft. As it headed for home, our hero was able to catch up to it and launch a rather unconventional attack.
15. The wingman’s guns were also jammed; but he was able to catch up and join in the fight.
16. With our boy blocking the enemy aircraft’s escape, his wingman was able to chew up the enemy aircraft.
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Old 06-24-2017, 10:54 AM
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Afternoon clue. Thanks; Ernie P.

Question: What warbird pilot do I describe?

Clues:
1. This pilot served in more than one war.
2. He flew many successful missions; but is perhaps remembered more for a few less than successful ones.
3. His father was a minister.
4. He raced motorcycles with some success.5. He earned his pilot’s license prior to his first war.
6. He completed college and joined his country’s military forces.
7. His first combat assignment was as part of an historic battle.
8. He was shot down and badly wounded.
9. He escaped capture and was nursed back to health by local people.
10. He was reunited with his unit.
11. At this point, he had not been credited with even a single enemy aircraft shot down.
12. Later in that war, in a famous combat, he and his wingman engaged a high flying enemy reconnaissance aircraft.
13. Our hero only got off a small number of shots before his guns froze in the cold air at that altitude.
14. However, he had managed to do some damage to the enemy craft. As it headed for home, our hero was able to catch up to it and launch a rather unconventional attack.
15. The wingman’s guns were also jammed; but he was able to catch up and join in the fight.
16. With our boy blocking the enemy aircraft’s escape, his wingman was able to chew up the enemy aircraft.
17. The enemy aircraft went down.
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Old 06-25-2017, 05:31 AM
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And a morning clue. Thanks; Ernie P.

Question: What warbird pilot do I describe?

Clues:
1. This pilot served in more than one war.
2. He flew many successful missions; but is perhaps remembered more for a few less than successful ones.
3. His father was a minister.
4. He raced motorcycles with some success.
5. He earned his pilot’s license prior to his first war.
6. He completed college and joined his country’s military forces.
7. His first combat assignment was as part of an historic battle.
8. He was shot down and badly wounded.
9. He escaped capture and was nursed back to health by local people.
10. He was reunited with his unit.
11. At this point, he had not been credited with even a single enemy aircraft shot down.
12. Later in that war, in a famous combat, he and his wingman engaged a high flying enemy reconnaissance aircraft.
13. Our hero only got off a small number of shots before his guns froze in the cold air at that altitude.
14. However, he had managed to do some damage to the enemy craft. As it headed for home, our hero was able to catch up to it and launch a rather unconventional attack.
15. The wingman’s guns were also jammed; but he was able to catch up and join in the fight.
16. With our boy blocking the enemy aircraft’s escape, his wingman was able to chew up the enemy aircraft.
17. The enemy aircraft went down.
18. But our boy did not, apparently, share in the official victory. He is not listed as having scored a victory to this point in his career.
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Evening clue. Thanks; Ernie P.

Question: What warbird pilot do I describe?

Clues:
1. This pilot served in more than one war.
2. He flew many successful missions; but is perhaps remembered more for a few less than successful ones.
3. His father was a minister.
4. He raced motorcycles with some success.
5. He earned his pilot’s license prior to his first war.
6. He completed college and joined his country’s military forces.
7. His first combat assignment was as part of an historic battle.
8. He was shot down and badly wounded.
9. He escaped capture and was nursed back to health by local people.
10. He was reunited with his unit.
11. At this point, he had not been credited with even a single enemy aircraft shot down.
12. Later in that war, in a famous combat, he and his wingman engaged a high flying enemy reconnaissance aircraft.
13. Our hero only got off a small number of shots before his guns froze in the cold air at that altitude.
14. However, he had managed to do some damage to the enemy craft. As it headed for home, our hero was able to catch up to it and launch a rather unconventional attack.
15. The wingman’s guns were also jammed; but he was able to catch up and join in the fight.
16. With our boy blocking the enemy aircraft’s escape, his wingman was able to chew up the enemy aircraft.
17. The enemy aircraft went down.
18. But our boy did not, apparently, share in the official victory. He is not listed as having scored a victory to this point in his career.
19. Still, he ended the war as a highly decorated pilot.
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Morning clue. Thanks; Ernie P.

Question: What warbird pilot do I describe?

Clues:
1. This pilot served in more than one war.
2. He flew many successful missions; but is perhaps remembered more for a few less than successful ones.
3. His father was a minister.
4. He raced motorcycles with some success.
5. He earned his pilot’s license prior to his first war.
6. He completed college and joined his country’s military forces.
7. His first combat assignment was as part of an historic battle.
8. He was shot down and badly wounded.
9. He escaped capture and was nursed back to health by local people.
10. He was reunited with his unit.
11. At this point, he had not been credited with even a single enemy aircraft shot down.
12. Later in that war, in a famous combat, he and his wingman engaged a high flying enemy reconnaissance aircraft.
13. Our hero only got off a small number of shots before his guns froze in the cold air at that altitude.
14. However, he had managed to do some damage to the enemy craft. As it headed for home, our hero was able to catch up to it and launch a rather unconventional attack.
15. The wingman’s guns were also jammed; but he was able to catch up and join in the fight.
16. With our boy blocking the enemy aircraft’s escape, his wingman was able to chew up the enemy aircraft.
17. The enemy aircraft went down.
18. But our boy did not, apparently, share in the official victory. He is not listed as having scored a victory to this point in his career.
19. Still, he ended the war as a highly decorated pilot.
20. In his next war, he was the first in his service to be awarded for his gallantry.
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Afternoon clue. Thanks; Ernie P.

Question: What warbird pilot do I describe?

Clues:
1. This pilot served in more than one war.
2. He flew many successful missions; but is perhaps remembered more for a few less than successful ones.
3. His father was a minister.
4. He raced motorcycles with some success.
5. He earned his pilot’s license prior to his first war.
6. He completed college and joined his country’s military forces.
7. His first combat assignment was as part of an historic battle.
8. He was shot down and badly wounded.
9. He escaped capture and was nursed back to health by local people.
10. He was reunited with his unit.
11. At this point, he had not been credited with even a single enemy aircraft shot down.
12. Later in that war, in a famous combat, he and his wingman engaged a high flying enemy reconnaissance aircraft.
13. Our hero only got off a small number of shots before his guns froze in the cold air at that altitude.
14. However, he had managed to do some damage to the enemy craft. As it headed for home, our hero was able to catch up to it and launch a rather unconventional attack.
15. The wingman’s guns were also jammed; but he was able to catch up and join in the fight.
16. With our boy blocking the enemy aircraft’s escape, his wingman was able to chew up the enemy aircraft.
17. The enemy aircraft went down.
18. But our boy did not, apparently, share in the official victory. He is not listed as having scored a victory to this point in his career.
19. Still, he ended the war as a highly decorated pilot.
20. In his next war, he was the first in his service to be awarded for his gallantry.
21. He led two flights against ground and harbor targets; his plane being heavily damaged both times.
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Evening clue. Thanks; Ernie P.

Question: What warbird pilot do I describe?

Clues:
1. This pilot served in more than one war.
2. He flew many successful missions; but is perhaps remembered more for a few less than successful ones.3
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His father was a minister.

4. He raced motorcycles with some success.
5. He earned his pilot’s license prior to his first war.
6. He completed college and joined his country’s military forces.
7. His first combat assignment was as part of an historic battle.
8. He was shot down and badly wounded.
9. He escaped capture and was nursed back to health by local people.
10. He was reunited with his unit.
11. At this point, he had not been credited with even a single enemy aircraft shot down.
12. Later in that war, in a famous combat, he and his wingman engaged a high flying enemy reconnaissance aircraft.
13. Our hero only got off a small number of shots before his guns froze in the cold air at that altitude.
14. However, he had managed to do some damage to the enemy craft. As it headed for home, our hero was able to catch up to it and launch a rather unconventional attack.
15. The wingman’s guns were also jammed; but he was able to catch up and join in the fight.
16. With our boy blocking the enemy aircraft’s escape, his wingman was able to chew up the enemy aircraft.
17. The enemy aircraft went down.
18. But our boy did not, apparently, share in the official victory. He is not listed as having scored a victory to this point in his career.
19. Still, he ended the war as a highly decorated pilot.
20. In his next war, he was the first in his service to be awarded for his gallantry.
21. He led two flights against ground and harbor targets; his plane being heavily damaged both times.
22. He was shot down in that war, as well.
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