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Jon Ripslinger
Jon Ripslinger • 2 years ago

The Lady Be Good, the Air Force mystery B-24 bomber from World War II, crashed in the Libyan desert in 1943; its crew was never heard from again. The plane's wreckage was discovered in 1960. Harold Ripslinger had been aboard. This is a picture of Harold and the girl he left behind when he went off to war. Check out the tragic story of the plane and its crew members. Click on the picture.

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