Grace: Tuskegee pilot Charles Lane was more than just a war hero
Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Charles Lane is applauded at a 2003 rally.
Posted: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 12:00 am
I'd like to think that Charles Lane drew more than a little satisfaction from the skies above enemy territory during World War II.
I'd like to think that while protecting U.S. bombers, while strafing Axis targets and dodging enemy fire, the dashing fighter pilot manning a P-51 Mustang flashed that impish smile out the window of his cockpit to some surprised blue-eyed German.
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Tuesday, November 12, 2013 12:00 am.