Newspaper clippings and pilot records record first Veterans Air cargo revenue flight 3 December 1945. Iced, dressed turkeys from Louisville to Teterboro NJ.

Mother asked Dad not to go on the Louisville trip. “The baby will be born while you’re gone.” Dad swore “nothing” could prevent him from getting home in time. But Mom was right. This 12-3-45 entry chronicles my Dad’s Louisville departure seven days after I was born.


 

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