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story of "Aviation in the First World War." I talked for almost two hours, and the narrative was well received - I'm glad to say. 

The one given by COl Gabriski was probably the most interesting. He is the country's leading (living) Ace - with 31 victories to his credit. He was flying P-47s - until he crashed and was captured. (prisoner for 10 months). 

He is presently the President of the LI RR. (He deserves our pity). 

I hope all goes well with you down there. 

Take care. 

Sincerely, 
Jerry

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