Godspeed, Commander Campbell

Robert Campbell of Durham, who celebrated his 101st birthday on Aug. 17, died Saturday. He was the last known surviving pilot of the Air Battle of Midway in World War II.

He began his military service in 1938 and he retired as a commander in 1962.

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4 Responses to Godspeed, Commander Campbell

  1. Winston Smith says:

    Midway has always fascinated me. So much turned on simple luck.

  2. Flight-ER-Doc says:

    Blue skies and following seas, shipmate.

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