Gabby Gabreski
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Gabby Gabreski

Pilot + Aviator + Military Person
Male
Born Jan 28, 1919
Hometown Oil City, Pennsyl...
Died Jan 31, 2002
Death Place Huntington (CDP),...
Other Names Gabby

Francis Stanley "Gabby" Gabreski was the top American fighter ace in Europe during World War II, a jet fighter ace in Korea, and a career officer in the United States Air Force with more than 26 years service. Although best known for his credited destruction of 34½ aircraft in aerial combat and being one of only seven U.S. pilots to become an ace in two wars, Gabreski was also one of the Air Force's most accomplished leaders.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1919 Birth Born on January 28, 1919.

LATE ADULTHOOD

2002 83 Years Old Gabreski died of an apparent heart attack in Huntington Hospital, Long Island, New York on January 31, 2002, and is buried in Calverton National Cemetery. … Read More
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