Cdr Wead

Some articles on wead:

Frank Wead - World War II and Retirement
... Wead returned to the Navy during World War II and helped integrate the use of escort carriers to support the main battle line and beach landings ... Paul Harrison released an article on a recent interview with Spig Wead titled "No Weeds Growing Under Wead’s Feet" (NEA supplied daily features to many newspapers United ... On the fateful afternoon of December 7, Wead sent a wire offering his services to Rear Admiral J ...

Famous quotes containing the word wead:

    Spig Wead: I’ve been thinking what a heel I’ve been about you and about my own kids. I don’t know, when I do something, I go all the way. Living. Gambling. Flying. I tap myself out. I guess that’s the way I want it to be. Maybe even the way I am.
    Minne Wead: Star-spangled Spig. Damn the martinis, full speed ahead and don’t give up the ship.
    Frank Fenton, William Wister Haines, co-scenarist, and John Ford. Spig Wead (John Wayne)