Gabrieski, Francis Stanley

Gabrieski, Francis Stanley

(1919–  ) aviator; born in Oil City, Pa. He was a top fighter ace of World War II. After retiring from the air force as a colonel in 1967, he became assistant to the president of Grumman Aerospace Corp.
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