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Airdale Joke John Ritter JR ritter@interserf.net Zack volunteered for military service during WWII. He had such a high aptitude for aviation that he was sent right to Pensacola, skipping boot camp.

The very first day at Pensacola he solos and is the best flier on the base. All they could do was give him his gold wings and assign him immediately to an aircraft carrier in the Pacific.

On his first day aboard, he took off and single-handedly shot down 6 Japanese Zeros. Then, climbing up to 20,000 feet, he found 10 more Japanese planes and shot them all down, too.

Noting that his fuel was getting low, he descended, circled the carrier and came in for a perfect landing on the
deck. He threw back the canopy, climbed out and jogged over to the Captain.

Saluting smartly, he said, "Well, Sir, how did I do on my very first day?"

The Captain replied, "You make one velly impoltant mistake!!"

JR



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