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Maj. Richard I. Bong

Maj. Richard I. Bong, who shot down 27 enemy planes to become the leading American Air Ace in the Southwest Pacific, takes a brief but well-earned rest on May 11, 1944 on a park bench in the bright sun in front of the Pentagon building. The former poplar, Wis., Youth had just returned from New Guinea for temporary duty in the United States. (AP Photo)

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May 11, 1944 04:00:00 AM
March 16, 2009 01:04:05 PM
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Richard Bong
Air Force, Major, Pose, Sitting, Uniform
Washington, DIST. OF COLUMBIA, United States
APHS101772
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