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Marge Bong Drucker died last week at the age of 79 in Superior, but before she did, she lived three lives. While their marriage lasted only six months before he was killed testing a new jet fighter, it secured her a place in World War II history. Her picture flew with Bong on the nose of his plane as he became the most successful combat pilot in American history.
The punishment apparently worked and Bong later applied his piloting skills to something more productive — shooting down Axis planes. Richard Ira Bong was born on September 24th,in St. He was the first of nine children born to Carl T.
Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to continue reading. Please log in, or sign up for a new account to continue reading. In her first she grew up in Superior and married flying ace Richard I. While their marriage lasted only six months, it secured her a place in World War II history, as her picture flew with Bong on the nose of his plane as he became the most successful pilot of his time.
He was shot down in October, Sopwith,founded the Sopwith Aviation Co. He became General of the Fighters replacing Adolf Galland, in