Maurice Turner looks on Thursday as he tours the Fagen Fighters World War II Museum south of Granite Falls. Turner served with the 42nd Bomber Group in World War II and was accompanied on the tour by his wife and museum director Greg Gibson, top, who describes the workings of a training plane. Tribune photos by Tom Cherveny
WWII vet, pilot from Willmar, Minn., honored for his service with tour of museum that is no less than an aviator’s dream
GRANITE FALLS — His country called, and Maurice Turner answered by serving as a radioman with the U.S. Air Force in New Guinea during World War II.
He came home counting himself lucky to have done so, but also with a lifelong passion for aeronautics and electronics.
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