Hermes' Wings

History, Writing and Personal Musings

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“Buddy” the dog mascot of the 62nd Fighter Squadron poses for the camera on 10 June 1942. Walt Disney drew a squadron insignia for the unit based on “Buddy,” which he characterized as the “First Flying Sergeant of the ‘Fighting 62nd’ Fighter Squadron.” (Roger Freeman Collection FRE2704)

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