Frank Mazikowski completed 62 missions with a B-24 crew before going on to a career as an Air Force translator involved in intelligence work.
Babbitt, 93, recipient of a Distinguished Flying Cross and other decorations, talked to the Tulsa World recently about his service as a captain and bomber pilot with the 8th Air Force during WWII.
A service is set for Sunday at Floral Haven Funeral Home in Broken Arrow.
Deer, who was 92, survived torture, several months in a German prison camp, and finally, a 90-day march through brutal winter conditions.
Dillon, 94, talked to the Tulsa World recently about his service with the 47th Bomb Group in North Africa, and what it took to keep his A-20 aircraft up and flying, with both the Germans and harsh desert climate to contend with.
Over the several stories we've done now on World War II airmen, finding a good vintage photo of their aircraft has been consistently hard to do.
Kirkland was featured in the Tulsa World's 'World War II veterans remember' series.
Beck, 97, talked to the Tulsa World recently about his service as an Army Air Corps firefighter in WWII, helping put out fires and rescue airmen from crashed B-29s.
Kirkland, 95, welcomed the Tulsa World to his home recently to revisit his WWII service in Italy and France.
Bonifazi, 91, welcomed the Tulsa World to his home recently to revisit his days as a patrol leader in WWII.
Sellars, 91, talked to the Tulsa World recently about his service with the Army Air Corps' 27th Fighter Group during WWII.
The Dudleys of Tulsa have shared their lives for almost 70 years. But before that, they shared a commitment to serving their country.
Haynes, 92, of Tulsa, talks about his role as a "Hump" pilot, a still-tight fraternity of WWII fliers who soared over the peaks of the Himalayas to China to supply the fight against Japan.
Slane, 91, served in the war with the Army Air Corps, flying gliders and transport aircraft, before going on later to a long career with the Oklahoma Air National Guard. He retired in 1975 with the rank of lieutenant colonel.
Caldwell, 93, talked to the Tulsa World recently about his service as a B-17 pilot, his prisoner-of-war experience and his four older brothers, who also served in the war.
Neblett, who came to Tulsa to work as a pilot for Amoco, remained in the Air Force Reserves after WWII, reaching the rank of colonel. A memorial service is set for May 30.
Jeffrey, 95, who grew up and graduated from high school in Cardin, died April 18 at his home in Yakima, Washington. A former fighter pilot in the Army Air Corps, he was credited with shooting down 14 enemy aircraft during WWII.
Malone, who developed TU's nationally recognized student-recruiting program and who personally, over three decades, recruited thousands of students to study at TU, died Feb. 13. He was 92.
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