Army & Navy: Nick

Pearl Harbor came too late for Colonel Demas T. ("Nick") Craw of the U.S. Army Air Forces. Congenitally unable to wait for war, he took his fighting when & where he found it as a ("neutral") military observer in the Middle East and Europe.

Once he climbed into the bombardier's seat of a big R.A.F. plane. Over Nazi supply trains at Sofia, Bulgaria he let a stick of bombs go. Nick's dark eyebrows still twitched with excitement when he got back to Greece. "The train went up with a tremendous smash," he said.

When the...

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