Timeless Voices - Robert "Shorty" Rankin
May 15, 2008 - Robert "Shorty" Rankin was an Army Air Corps P-47 fighter pilot with the 61st Fighter Squadron of the 56th Fighter Group during World War II. On May 12, 1944 he shot down five enemy aircraft during one mission, earning "Ace in a Day" status.
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