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U.S. pilots reunite with Israeli ‘brothers in arms’ from Yom Kippur War

Retired U.S. fighter pilot Roy "Bubba" Segars, left, and retired Israeli fighter pilot Jacob "Booby" Daube holding a photo they took together during the 1973 Yom Kippur War at the same Tel Nof air base in Israel, June 28, 2017. (Courtesy of IDF Spokesperson)

  TEL AVIV (JTA) – The arrival of U.S. fighter jets in Israel, part of a monthlong arms drop, was critical to turning the tide of the Yom Kippur War in favor of the Jewish state. But for the American pilots who volunteered to deliver the aircraft, it was… Read more »