1stLt “Tennessee” Ernie Ford, US Army Air Corps. (Served 1942-1945)
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1stLt “Tennessee” Ernie Ford
US Army Air Corps
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Short Bio: Best remembered for the song “16 Tons”, during World War II, 1st Lieutenant Ford was a bombardier flying missions over Japan. The war’s end found Ford in San Bernardino and then Pasadena, California, where he worked as a radio announcer.