Wednesday, December 5, 2018

President George H.W. Bush Tribute

bush_poster Jean from the Box Art Den posted a nice recap of President George H.W. Bush’s military service.

“ (The US) is mourning the death, at 94, of the 41st President of the US.
George H.W. Bush finally gave in to the ravages of time, and passed away on Friday.
He was quite a man, and one of his many accomplishments occurred during WWII.

George Bush was a pilot in the US Navy, and flew Grumman TBF Avengers in combat.
He had the misfortune of having one shot out from under him and spent some time floating in the Pacific in a small life raft.
The rest of his crew were killed in the exchange, and he was rescued by a US submarine.
This week we pay homage to him. I collected a handful of images of the Avenger, and found a few of George during the war.”

Download Bush and general Avenger photos here or here (3.5 Megs)


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