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July 13, 1989 | From Associated Press
Two security policemen at Hill Air Force Base pleaded innocent Wednesday to federal charges stemming from the theft of three F-16 jet engines and other military hardware snagged in an FBI sting operation. The 22-count indictment was unsealed at a hearing for Airman 1st Class Brian David Roth, 22, of Chesterland, Ohio, and Senior Airman Danny Joe Stroud, 23, and his wife, Kimberly, 22, of Wichita, Kan.
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August 6, 1995 | ERIC MALNIC, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was the fall of 1944, and Lt. Col. Paul W. Tibbets was looking for the perfect airfield for the job--"an isolated location, the farther from civilization the better." When he got to Wendover, he knew he had found it. "I liked what I saw," he wrote years later. "It was remote in the truest sense. Except for the nearby village, with a population of little more than 100, that part of Utah was virtually uninhabited. Surrounding the field were miles and miles of salt flats."
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August 6, 1995 | ERIC MALNIC, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was the fall of 1944, and Lt. Col. Paul W. Tibbets was looking for the perfect airfield for the job--"an isolated location, the farther from civilization the better." When he got to Wendover, he knew he had found it. "I liked what I saw," he wrote years later. "It was remote in the truest sense. Except for the nearby village, with a population of little more than 100, that part of Utah was virtually uninhabited. Surrounding the field were miles and miles of salt flats."
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July 13, 1989 | From Associated Press
Two security policemen at Hill Air Force Base pleaded innocent Wednesday to federal charges stemming from the theft of three F-16 jet engines and other military hardware snagged in an FBI sting operation. The 22-count indictment was unsealed at a hearing for Airman 1st Class Brian David Roth, 22, of Chesterland, Ohio, and Senior Airman Danny Joe Stroud, 23, and his wife, Kimberly, 22, of Wichita, Kan.
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