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Burt Wilson: War planes
The war meant airplanes to kids.
"To us kids, uh, the war was airplanes. We immediately took to airplanes. We'd be drawing them in school. We could get the dihedral on the wing just perfect, being that we had both Mather and McClellan Field in Sacramento, instead of looking up in the sky and seeing the, the little two-wing biplane that you'd see every once in a while when you were a kid, now you saw B-25s, B-17s -- all sorts of things flying in the air. And then, Mather and McClellan would have open house, and we'd all go out to Mather and McClellan and climb through the airplanes and pretend that we were, um, you know, doing, uh, being in war, flying in the airplanes."