By Cecil G. Foster

Cecil G. Foster was once born in Midland County, Michigan, on August 30, 1925. He continued financial and emotional problem in the course of his formative years, dwelling in a bad atmosphere, wasting his mom prior to he was once six, and being separated from his brothers, sisters, and father. He joined the military Air strength in 1943 as a personal on the top of the realm struggle II buildup and retired in 1975 as a lieutenant colonel. in the course of his 32 years with the Air strength, Foster served in different assorted capacities—pilot, celestial navigator, radar-navigator-bombardier, intercept director, and squadron commander. an incredible concentration of this paintings is Foster’s Air strength occupation within the Korean battle the place he was once one of many highest-scoring aces of the air battle. His list of 9 MiGs destroyed locations him 12th on an inventory of 38 aces. each of the plane he destroyed used to be shot down within the zone referred to as “MiG Alley,” a small part of airspace alongside the Yalu River, which separated North Korea from China.

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