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Photos from: Remembering Hal Hawkins

Taken on Sept. 8, 1942 – Hal Hawkins finishes one of his flight trainings in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He was 19 at the time. The aircraft behind him was a WACO UPF-7, which was used in the Civilian Pilot Training Program. This photo also appeared on the front page of the Kalamazoo Gazette.