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Major George S. Welch

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Commissioned Lieutenant in Army air Corps in 1940. Shot down 4 Japanese planes at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Shot down 16 Japanese planes in 33 months of combat. Left the service in 1944 to test airplanes for North American Aviation until his death while he was test flying a prototype of the F-100 Super Sabre Jet Fighter. Major George S. Welch

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