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Captain George Lichter

Fighter Pilot

World War II

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World War II

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361st Fighter Group





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Posted byDick Gentry at8:11 AM ... [cached]

Posted byDick Gentry at8:11 AM Labels:Boulder, Colorado, George Lichter, Israel, Joline Weiss, New York, pilot, textiles, World War II

George Lichter, textile, war hero, reconteur We lost a good friend last week. Death is always something we must deal with, but losing George Lichter was different for me. Seldom in life do we encounter such a powerful and unique personality. George was a textile maven, a war hero, and a raconteur, especially entertaining over a bottle of wine. He could be tough and kind, enigmatic, and a seeker of the higher and better self. The Esalen Institute in Big Sur was a favorite destination. He would laugh telling me about washing dishes at the retreat as if it was a spiritual experience. fabric, New York, Fifth Avenue, art exhibit I met George Lichter in the 70's on a fabric buying trip in
George sat next to Edgar Silberman, another larger-than-life guy!
George Lichter, fighter pilot, World War II, Israel, statehood George was a decorated fighter pilot during World War II and flew 88 combat missions over enemy territory. Shortly after the war ended and Israel declared statehood, he felt compelled to help the cause. The Israelis sent him to a medieval village in Czechoslovakia to train novice pilots on the dangerous S-199's. He was feared as much as respected by the young pilots as George was serious and disciplined! pilot, George Lichter, Ceske Budjovice air base The pilots relax from the rigorous training at the Ceske Budjovice air base. George is second from left.
area. After retirement, George moved to Boulder
Colorado , and we were very lucky to maintain a great friendship. Vic Shayne, biography, George Lichter, autograph
We really miss you George!
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The Israeli Air Force : ... [cached]

The Israeli Air Force : George Lichter, Founder of the Force, Passes Away

Sting of the Yellow Jackets by Robert Bailey at OzarkAirfieldArtworks Aviation Art [cached]

Captain George Lichter joined the 361st Fighter Group, 374 Fighter Squadron, at Richmond Army Base in May 1943. The Group departed for overseas in November 1943 on the liner Queen Elizabeth. Captain Lichter flew 88 combat missions and was credited with destroying 2 enemy aircraft, 1 probable and 3 damaged. He was awarded the DFG and Air Medal and attained the position of Squadron Flight Leader. After returning to the States in December 1944 upon completing his tour of combat, Captain Lichter joined the Israeli Air Force in 1948 where he flew combat in the Messerschmitt 109 and Supermarine Spitfire. This was during the Israeli War of Independence. When this war ended, he trained fighter pilots and was head of the Israeli Advanced Flying School. He became chief

Captain George Lichter, 374 Squadron

Independent Magazine [cached]

Schwimmer and his on-camera pilots readily display what  Spielberg proudly tweets as “moxie galore.� Army Air Force pilot George Lichter (1921-2014) was the Brooklyn-born founder of the Force.

Aviation artist Robert Bailey - gallery tour of limited edition prints - US Air Force [cached]

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