Captain Jerry Yellin

Captain Jerry Yellin Captain Jerry Yellin has the unique distinction of flying the first and last combat missions over Japan during the Second World War. He spent the majority of the war with the 78th Fighter Squadron, flying the P-40, P-47, and...

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U.S.S. Maine

U.S.S. Maine (ACR-1) U.S.S. Maine ( *ACR-1) was an American naval ship that sank in Havana Harbor during the Cuban revolt against Spain, an event that became a major political issue in the United States. Commissioned in 1895  Originally...

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Wayne Ogden Smith

Wayne Ogden Smith was born in 1943 in Richmond, Kentucky. He entered the U.S. Air Force Academy on June 26, 1961, and graduated with a commission as a 2d Lt on June 9, 1965. Lt Smith next attended Undergraduate Pilot Training at Moody AFB...

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