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Dick,82, passed away April 8, 2003. He graduated from Libby High and attended Antioch College Ohio and the University of Montana. Dick jumped the 1942 season before entering the Army Air Corps where he was a B-25 co-pilot stationed in the Philippines and was eyewitness to the dropping of the A-bomb over Hiroshima. He settled in Portland, Oregon after the war and was employed by United Airlines. Dick worked for the FAA for many years retiring from that organization and living in Oceanside, California until his death.
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National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Richards, Harold R. (Missoula 1942)" (2003). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1141.