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Bud Day - FU Hero

By Rowdy on June 28, 2008 in FU Heroes

George “Bud” Day was born in Sioux City, Iowa in February, 1925. He dropped out of high school at 17 to join the Marines in 1942 and spend almost three years in the Pacific until the end of World War II.Read More >

Harold Bauer - FU Hero

By admin on June 14, 2008 in FU Heroes

  Harold William Bauer was born in Woodruff, Kansas, and grew up in North Platte, Nebraska. He played football, track and baseball in high school and entered the Naval Academy in 1926 where he was dubbed “Indian Joe” due to his height, high cheek bones and dark complexion.Read More >

Charles Nungesser - FU Hero

By Rowdy on May 31, 2008 in FU Heroes

Charles Nungesser was the kind of man that heroes are made of. He was an adventurer, a racecar driver and an ace fighter pilot.Read More >

Jimmy Doolittle - FU Hero

By admin on May 17, 2008 in FU Heroes

    Jimmy Doolittle was born in Alameda, California and spent his youth in Nome, Alaska.  After attending Cal Berkley, he entered the U.Read More >

Tex Hill

By Rowdy on May 3, 2008 in FU Heroes

  David Lee “Tex” Hill. Like many young American men a generation before, who traveled to France to join the Lafayette Escadrille, Tex Hill volunteered to fight on foreign shores well before his own country would enter a World War.Read More >

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