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LT John D. Bridgers, VB-15

To me, LT John D. "Jiggs" Bridgers is emblematic of the naval aviators of World War II. In 1941, he decided that $125/mo as a Navcad with "meals, clothing and housing provided, plus a $1,000 per year bonus after serving four years" beat $99/mont[...]