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Chicago Jew Named Major in United States Air Corps

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Edward M. Brauer has been appointed major in the United States Air Corps. Major Brauer had commanded the left wing of the 96th Aero Squadron in the recent maneuvers in Chicago, and is regarded as one of the best air pilots in the country. He served as a lieutenant during the World War.

Major Brauer, who is only 33, is the youngest major in the U.S. Air Corps. He comes of a prominent Chicago Jewish family which immigrated to this country from Lithuania. He is a member of B’nai Zion Temple here. On August 1 he will be eligible for retirement in the Reserve Corps, having to his credit 22,000 flying hours.

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