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Serving our Country: Jim Carl was a decorated fighter pilot over Europe

Jim Carl, 96, is a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel who was a P-51 fighter pilot during the World War II. He served with the 354th Fighter Group in Europe, and received the Distinguished Flying Cross among other decorations. Over 18 months of combat flying, Carl and the pilots of the 354th combined to shoot down 701 German aircraft, while strafing and bombing railroad yards, bridges, troop concentrations and airfields.

Source: Tulsa World

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