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For one veteran, ride in B-17 was a trip into past

For one veteran, ride in B-17 was a trip into past

EL CAJON — His first mission: a target over Schweinfurt, Germany. The date, April 13, 1944 — it was a Friday.Douglas Dowell, then a 19-year-old kid, boarded his B-17 bomber with a crew of nine other kids his age and prepared to take off from their airfield in Kimbolton, England. Their plane was one of […]

Pearl Harbor survivor still recalls that fateful day

Pearl Harbor survivor still recalls that fateful day

OCEANSIDE — Adolph Kuhn, 91, belongs to an elite fraternity of Pearl Harbor survivors.