- Feb 20, 2008
- NW Ohio
Cool story about Robert Klingman and his Corsair.
Robert R. Klingman
Robert R. Klingman Sr. (January 12, 1917 – July 6, 2004) was a decorated United States Marine Corps officer. He was awarded the Navy Cross for ramming a Japanese plane and causing it to crash during World War II. Robert R. Klingman Sr. was born on January 12, 1917, in Binger, Oklahoma, to a...
Marine aviator downed enemy plane, with his own propeller
When it comes to air combat, anything can happen. Life and death decisions are made in mere seconds by men whose frail bodies are hurtled through the sky by little more than an engine and a menagerie of nuts and…