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05/08/11 — Still up in the air after 56 years

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Still up in the air after 56 years

By Ty Johnson
Published in News on May 8, 2011 1:50 AM


James Zieg smiles after receiving his Lifetime Achievement Award from the Goldsboro-Wayne Aviation Association.

He remembers piloting a B-52 laden with nuclear weapons into combat areas in Vietnam and enemy combatants firing at him as he dropped off troops in a C-7 Caribou. He remembers flying in 24-hour shifts from the United States...

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