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Flying ace welcomes CAP commander
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Gregory "Pappy" Boyington (December 4, 1912 - January 11, 1988) was a United States Marine Corps officer and flying ace during World War II. For his heroic actions, he was awarded both the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross. Boyington died of cancer and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
Photograph caption dated April 19, 1956 reads, "Marine Col. 'Pappy' Boyington, World War II flying ace and resident of San Fernando Valley welcomes new Civil Air Patrol Group 25 commander, Capt. Gene Chamberlain. Squadrons under Chamberlain's command include North Hollywood, Van Nuys and Palmdale."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Boyington, Gregory
United States.--Civil Air Patrol.--California Wing
Air pilots--United States
Marines--United States
Valley Times Collection photographs

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