Mon, Dec 04, 2006
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
of the Day usually derives from current news, though we reserve the
right to pick quotes out of history that have a bearing on the
day's events and issues.
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if
particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves become
future Quotes of the Day.
Let us hear from you, folks!
Aero-News Quote of the Day
"It was what he was supposed to do, what he was trained
to do, what he had the temperament to do. He didn't feel
Source: Kenneth Taylor, Jr., speaking of his
father's service on the morning of December 7, 1941 during the
Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Kenneth Sr. passed away last week
at the age of 86. His son said Kenneth Sr. answered the call to war
that morning still dressed in tuxedo pants from a "very
entertaining" outing the night before. By the end of the day, the
21-year-old Army Air Corps second lieutenant had shrapnel in his
arm, and at least two shot down Japanese Zeros to his credit.
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