Elwyn Righetti and his P-51 Mustang named “KATYDID” in honor of his wife, Cathryn (Khaki), February 1945.
Elwyn Righetti and his P-51 Mustang named “KATYDID” in honor of his wife, Cathryn (Khaki), February 1945. Courtesy photo
Elwyn Righetti and his P-51 Mustang named “KATYDID” in honor of his wife, Cathryn (Khaki), February 1945. Courtesy photo

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About Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger is a professor emeritus of history at Cal Poly and past president of the California Mission Studies Association.