Col. Harry D. Yoder, USAF (Ret.) 1916-2011.

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Born and raised in Boyertown, Pennsylvania, Harry D. Yoder was a 1939 graduate of the University of Maryland. He served in the Army Air Forces and the U.S. Air Force during three wars: World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. Altogether, Colonel Yoder served in the military for more than thirty years. He died on May 8, 2011, at the age of ninety-five. A B-24 pilot, he flew combat missions against the Ploesti oil fields and on D-Day 1944. At war's end, Colonel Yoder flew the U.S. Secretary of War to the peace treaty talks that ended the war in the Pacific. He flew transports during the 1948-1949 Berlin Crisis. He also flew in both Korea and Vietnam. He served in the Pentagon and on the staff of the Joint Chiefs...

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