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Faithful Heroes: Jacob DeShazer ⋆ Diana Leagh Matthews
Jacob Daniel DeShazer was born on November 15, 1912 in West Stayton, Oregon. He grew up a farm boy, who always wanted to be a pilot. After graduating high school, he eventually enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1940. “On Sunday December 7, 1941, while peeling potatoes, DeShazer heard news of the attack on Pearl Harbor over the …