Capt Thomas Gaughen

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Capt Thomas Gaughen - and appear grow up thus lo, dug for it for...
and appear grow up thus lo, dug for it for attempting of shock the and May. and after Interesting Experiences CAPTAIN THOMAS GAUGHEN, who fills important role in the war effort as pilot a plane used in civic work connected with operations, is enjoying a vacation at the of his mother, Mrs. Ella Gaughen. On his home Capt, Gaughen always brings generous gifts to his mother. This time they included lovely v wrist watch from South America, a life time fountain pen and a box of nylon During the week he has enjoyed several hunting trips with friends. One trip was in of frogs for a frog leg fry. It met with success, netting eight frogs but it was decided another hunt would have to be made before fry could take place. Thomas's friends will be interested in of the details of his work which he could known. The ship he flies is a C-54. It carries eight tons of cargo including the ship's personnel, wounded soldiers of the allies, and prisoners of war. During June, July and August made eighteen trips across the Atlantic. Th« ship makes one stop after leaving Washington, D. C. That is at Newfoundland. From there London is twelve hours flying time. From London he goes to north Africa and on to and from there across to Sicily. He averages 30,000 miles per month. When the ship needs new motors he returns to this country, and the new motors are being installed is allowed time off according to the time he has spent the air. His leave this time was for twenty but he was delayed two days in starting because of war time traveling conditions and he must be back in Washington, D. C., for dayi before starting on his next trip. --North Bend Eagle.

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  1. The Nebraska State Journal,
  2. 19 Sep 1943, Sun,
  3. Page 29

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