A Nebraska Newspaper Touting the Successes of Colonel Joseph Laughlin

Title

A Nebraska Newspaper Touting the Successes of Colonel Joseph Laughlin

Subject

A statewide Nebraska newspaper describes the recent accomplishments of the Nebraska born-and-raised Colonel Joseph Laughlin

Description

In this article, the recent successes of Colonel Joseph Laughlin in France are described. It includes the details behind a Ninth Air Force record-setting flight that was Colonel Laughlin's idea as payback to the Nazis for all that they had done so far. The article notes his excitement to fly and his good sense of humor through his stories. This article also confirms that Colonel Laughlin was not present at the attack at Pearl Harbor; he was in San Francisco. The full article was not preserved, but the official press release that this article was taken from can be found in full in this collection.

Source

National Museum of the United States Air Force - Research Division

Publisher

United States Air Force

Date

1944

Files

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Citation

“A Nebraska Newspaper Touting the Successes of Colonel Joseph Laughlin,” A Look At United States Air Force Colonel Joseph Laughlin, accessed March 31, 2020, https://coloneljoelaughlin.omeka.net/items/show/78.