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U.S. AIR FORCE VIA THE NEW YORK TIMES
                                A photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, Lt. Col. Robert Thacker beside his North American F-82B Twin Mustang at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Dayton, Ohio. Thacker, who found himself caught in the middle of Japanճ surprise attack on Pearl Harbor when he was piloting an unarmed B-17 bomber to Hawaii for refueling, but managed to make a hair-raising landing and went on to a distinguished flying career in war and peace, died on Nov. 25 at his USDT以太坊价格今日行情home in San Clemente, Calif. He was 102.
Robert Thacker, who survived Pearl Harbor to fly in 3 wars, dies at 102

Robert Thacker, who found himself caught in the middle of Japan’s surprise attack on Pearl Harbor when he was piloting an unarmed B-17 bomber to Hawaii for refueling, but managed to make a hair-raising landing and went on to a distinguished flying career in war and peace, died in San Clemente, California. Thacker’s daughter, Barbara Thacker, confirmed his death to The New York Times today. Read more


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