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Brig. Gen. Frederick Payne Jr. dies at 104; Marine fighter ace in WWII

By STEVE CHAWKINS contact the reporter Obituaries Obituary Database
August 11, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

One day after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941, Fritz Payne's Marine unit headed to sea on the aircraft carrier Saratoga.

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