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Herb Ericksen - Korean War
Herb Ericksen is an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He barely missed service in WW II, but was activated in the opening weeks of the Korean War and sent to Japan. He served with the 83rd Squadron, 437th Troop Carrier Wing as the command pilot of a C-46 cargo plane supplying the troops and ferrying out the wounded.
Herbert Ericksen in his flight suit sometime during the Korean War.
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Herbert Ericksen with his sister Lillian (Ericksen) Hovland, taken circa 1944.