Jack Hammett, member of Huntington Beach Old Bold Pilots, died last week at age 94. Right up to the end, he had the energy of a 40 year old, and didn't look a bit past 80. He had a very busy, full life, even in local politics, being former mayor of Costa Mesa.
I have never before seen a first person account of the attack. Here are his and his wife's stories:
After you read that, I suggest you browse the site..
very good thanks
wonderful story, thanks for sharing. it just raises my respect for that greatest generation that went thru such horrors to provide us with a life today. sorry for the loss of your friend, and best wishes to the family.
Yes, wonderful story for sure. It is a sad story but is good for all of us to read as it reminds us of the cost of freedom. Thanks for posting. Joe
Read the story. Watch the video. It's well worth the time.