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Frank McCauley smiles and holds a portrait of him in his younger years. The ace pilot passed away at 100 years old. (Courtesy photo by Perry Backus) Honoring a “Rat Racer’s” legacy
During his career Frank McCauley flew his P-47 Fighter “Rat Racer” on 46 combat missions over Europe during WWII. He successfully shot down 5 1/2 enemy aircraft, and achieved “Ace” fighter pilot status.
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2017
A young boy and a man salute a wreath they placed in honor of veterans at the annual Veterans day ceremony at Mountain Home, Idaho, Nov. 11, 2016. The event included an invocation, a rendition of the national anthem, a 21 gun salute and speeches by the Mayor of Mountain Home and the commander of the 366th Fighter Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Connor J. Marth/Released)
Gunfighters celebrate Veterans Day
A young boy and a man salute a wreath they placed in honor of veterans at the annual Veterans day ceremony at Mountain Home, Idaho, Nov. 11, 2016. The event included an invocation, a rendition of the national anthem, a 21 gun salute and speeches by the Mayor of Mountain Home and the commander of the 366th Fighter Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by
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2016
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