TBM gunner Del Vernon with his Avenger, 1944.
Del Vernon with Charlie Cartledge’s restored Avenger, August, 2013.
70 Years ago young men from “America’s Greatest Generation” strapped themselves into aircraft and fought and died for principles they believed in. These men, who were often too young to vote or legally drink, are now in their late 80’s and 90’s. The time to hear their incredible stories and to say thank you is running out.