The Life and Death of Tiger Lil
by Wayland Mayo

Introduction and Table of Contents

Comment: Tiger Lil was a well known aircraft in the Korean War, recognized everywhere she went. Her crew was well trained, and displayed great respect and love for this plane. In his story, Wayland Mayo covers the complete life of Tiger Lil, from the roll out on Boeing's production line, to her final plunge into the sea. Most airmen develop a sense of love and respect for their plane and in later years a deep sense of nostalgia in remembering their experiences. This story tries to tell about a man's love and remembrance of a great airplane.

Table of Contents

Cover Page

Chapter 1
A Superfortress Is Born

Chapter 2
My assignment as a crewmember on Tiger Lil

Chapter 3
The Death of Tiger Lil

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