Four uncles and my father served in the Army Air Forces during WWII, all as pilots.
2nd Lt. Dale R. Wilson, B-25 copilot, Port Moresby, New Guinea. Lost during the war.
2nd Lt. Daniel S. Wilson, P-38 pilot, Italy; KIA in Austria.
F/O C. Junior Wilson, P-40 pilot, killed in training when the engine of his plane threw a rod and exploded, Texas.
Dad, 1st Lt. Warren D. Neal, Advanced Training instruction, B-29 commander, with orders for Saipan when the war ended.
Uncle Bill, 1st Lt. Willis K. Neal, C-47 pilot over “the Hump.”