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US 15th Air Force African-American pilot Captain Wendell Pruitt leaving his ring with his crew chief Staff Sergeant Samuel Jacobs before leaving on a mission in his P-51 Mustang fighter, Nov 1944

Caption   US 15th Air Force African-American pilot Captain Wendell Pruitt leaving his ring with his crew chief Staff Sergeant Samuel Jacobs before leaving on a mission in his P-51 Mustang fighter, Nov 1944 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   208-AA-46BB-4
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 1 Nov 2007

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
3 Aug 2012 11:36:38 AM

STRANGE BETS:

Okay sarge here's my ring and don't loose it
hock my ring for this here airplane and don't worry, Jacobs I'll bring your baby back.
Remember Captain, now that congress made you an officer and gentleman and all that its a deal return one P-51, and I'll return your ring. One more thing Sir, bring her back without any bullet holes, flak or any broken fuel and oil lines...

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