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Hess Bomberger, eager to fly planes and fight Nazis
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Amos “Hess” Bomberger II is a 97 year-old fighter pilot who served in World War II. He’s living at Lanier Village Estates in Gainesville and still has his entire fighter pilot uniform. - photo by Scott Rogers
Amos "Hess" Bomberger II still has the suit he wore as a fighter pilot during World War II. He pulls it out every now and again to show it off — complete with everything from the helmet to the jacket — and each time, he’s beaming with pride.