Décès du Major James Goodson, as du 4th Fighter Group

Pierre Lagacé:

Major James Goodson, 4th Fighter Group ace, died May 1st, 2014. He was 93 years-old.

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Major James Goodson, l’un des as du 4th Fighter Group américain pendant la seconde Guerre Mondiale, est décédé le 1er mai à l’âge de 93 ans.

Plus d’information ici en anglais.

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Athenia Survivor
A survivor of the torpedoing of the Athenia, James Goodson, of Toronto and New York City, received his pilot’s “wings” and before long will take his place in the air against the enemy.
Goodson, who is 20 years of age, is the son of a United States citizen who lost his life in Russia during the bolshevist uprising about 20 years ago. The father was born in Petrograd and spent some years in the British intelligence service. He was living in New York, but returned to Russia to see about some property he owned there and in some manner, the details of which have never become known by the family, lost his life…

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