Marathon Co. Public Library to offer talk on Wisconsin fighter pilots
FOR THE WAUSAU TIMES
WAUSAU – Wisconsin is known for many things: cheese. Beer. And fighter pilots? Join the Marathon
County Public Library for a compelling presentation on ace fight pilots from the state on January 12 from
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the library’s Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau.
Author Mike O’Connor will talk about his new book Badger Aces: Wisconsin Fighter Aces 1917-1972,
which chronicles Wisconsin fighter pilots from World War I through the Vietnam War. O’Connor used
combat and squadron records, personal reminiscences and more to tell the tales of skilled pilots who
downed five aircraft in battle, becoming air aces.
This event is free and open to the public with no registration required. For more information, call 715-
261-7230 or visit https://mcpl.us/events/11355.