John Kelly 'Buddy' Lewis, Jr. 1916-2011.

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Born on August 10, 1916, in Gaston County North Carolina, John Kelly "Buddy" Lewis, Jr. became a professional baseball player, playing third base and outfield for the Washington Nationals. He entered the Army Air Forces in November 1941. He served as a C-47 pilot, flying 368 missions "over the Hump," the Himalayas. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. After the...

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