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Brigadier General Robin Olds- great pilot, led by example.

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Robin Olds- triple-ace, with 16 aerial victories in WWII (splashing three German aircraft in a single day) and Vietnam, the retired Air Force brigadier general, might report his present condition as "one turnin' and one burnin'." General Olds' decorations include the Air Force Cross, four Silver Stars and the six Distinguished Flying Crosses, and 40 Air Medals

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Col Robin Olds, the triple ace USAF fighter pilot, with a combined 16 victories in WW2 and Vietnam. Olds was particularly mentioned in regard to an "old pirate" handlebar mustache he sported throughout his Vietnam deployment. He died in 2007.

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historicallysound: Robin Olds after his 100th mission over Vietnam.

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See Comments below - apparently this is NOT Robin Olds (July 14, 1922 – June 14, 2007) was an American fighter pilot and general officer in the U.S. Air Force. He was a "triple ace", with a combined total of 16 victories in World War II and the Vietnam War. He retired in 1973 as a brigadier general.

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USAF 8th TFW CO Colonel Robin Olds with 555th TFS Pilots, Vietnam, May 4th, 1967 [Robin Olds (July 14, 1922 – June 14, 2007) was an American fighter pilot and general officer in the U.S. Air Force. He was a "triple ace", with a combined total of 16 victories in World War II and the Vietnam War. He retired in 1973 as a brigadier general. In addition, in 1985 he was enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame for his All-American football career as an Offensive & Defensive Tackle at West…

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Olds, Robin, Colonel, United States Air Force, 8th Tactical Fighter Wing, with red star, circa 1967, color. (U.S. Air Force)

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Col. Robin Olds with his F-4C SCAT XXVII, which is on display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Olds named all his aircraft after his West Point roommate Scat Davis, who could not become a military pilot due to poor eyesight. (U.S. Air Force photo).

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He Also Went Out And Married Ella Raines The Famous Pin Up Girl

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Robin Olds - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia