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Son Tells Story Of Father's WWII Exploits


Last updated 10/18/2021 at 10:59am

Kenneth Fry was a WWII pilot.

Editor's note: This is part one of a series telling the story of Lt. Kenneth Fry, a World War II B-24 pilot. His son, Transylvania County resident Douglas Fry, researched and wrote his father's story.

Ken Fry was born May 31, 1920, in Canton, Ohio. He graduated from Lehman High School in Canton as salutatorian in 1938 but was somewhat disappointed because he missed being the valedictorian by one-tenth of 1%.

Prior to WWII his intent was to earn enough money to either go to law school or to the Julliard School of Music. These plans were shattered by notification he was being drafted int...

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