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By Richard Heyman
Columnist for The Chronicle 

Reminiscing

 

June 13, 2019

It seems that, this time of year, I tend to recall things from years ago, I guess because so many things happened in late spring and early summer during my teens, upwards to my 40s. Of course, lots of things happened since, but it started with my achieving the Eagle Scout award, something that many worked so hard to get, and then, of course, the war.

So many times I lost dear comrades, men with whom I'd fought the enemy, side by side in our fighter aircraft. Victories were against ground and air targets and, naturally, we were overjoyed when peace was achieved.

Then, for a brief period, I...



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