The Mysterious Fate of William T. “Shorty” Bales, Jr.
. Photograph of Capt. William T. Bales, Jr. from page 66, and “…the last full measure…” section of The Story 371st Fighter Group in the ETO. He was promoted to Maj. posthumously, though his ultimate fate was not known for some time after his fateful mission of April 13, 1945. (The Story of the 371st Fighter Group in the ETO)
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