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Scenes captured from the nose camera of Colonel George T. Lee's P-47 fighter plane provide a rare glimpse at World War II skirmishes seen by Norwood's most decorated flying ace.
Scenes captured from the nose camera of Colonel George T. Lee's P-47 fighter plane provide a rare glimpse at World War II skirmishes seen by Norwood's most decorated flying ace.

WWII ace flies again

By Robert Carroll
Globe Correspondent / April 3, 2005

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Smoke spewing from his fighter plane, the Nazi pilot is desperate to escape the American on his tail. Up, and then down. A hard bank left, a rash dive to the right. Still, the American continues to fire round after round into the smoldering fuselage until the German, in a last-ditch effort to survive, ejects from his plane. (Full article: 1425 words)

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