Friday, August 19, 2016

UMBRIAGO is an Italian-American slang Term for being thoroughly drunk as a skunk, a lot of warbirds were given this nickname.

Norman Lear, the terrific guy who made such tv shows in the 70s as All In The Family, Good Times, and The Jeffersons, and One Day at a Time. ..  served as a radio operator and gunner on the B 17 Umbraigo during World War II, flying 52 combat missions in the Mediterranean Theater and earning the Air Medal with four oak leaf clusters.

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