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Hale Burge - World War II
Hale Burge was an airplane mechanic in the Army Air Force during World War II. He was stationed in the Aleutian Islands, where American forces were stationed to prevent Japanese expansion. As an airplane mechanic, he worked on numerous aircraft, including P-40 (Warhawk) fighters.
Hale Burge is interviewed by Nancy Rotzoll for the WILL AM-FM-TV Central Illinois World War II Stories project.
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