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Undersecretary of War Cites Jewish Flier As Example of American Bravery

Under-Secretary of War Patterson, addressing the convention of the American Federation of Labor here today, cited a Jewish flier, Lieut. Lipsky, as an example of the bravery of the American forces in Europe.

The Under-Secretary told how Lieut, Lipsky, piloting a Flying Fortress over enemy territory in Europe, carried out his assignment under heavy fire which disabled his plane and wounded some of the crew. Although two engines of his craft were not operating, his propeller was broken and 2,000 holes from enemy bullets were in the body of the plane, Lieut, Lipsky managed to bring the battered ship back to the field.