Richard Bong

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Birthday
24, 1920
Birthplace
Superior, WI
Death Date
Aug 6, 1945 (24)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
24, 1920
Birthplace
Superior, WI
Death Date
Aug 6, 1945 (24)

About

Wisconsin farm boy-turned-flying ace who killed over forty people in World War II.

Before Fame

He grew up on a farm, where he frequently shot rifles and fantasized about flying.

Trivia

His habit of taking low-flying joyrides over the streets of San Francisco terrified the city's residents and resulted in much laundry being blown from lines.

Family Life

He grew up in Wisconsin.

Associated With

He was awarded the prestigious Medal of Honor by General Douglas MacArthur.