My name is James F. Johnson, Jr. and my father was killed in WWII while flying a B-24 over Hungary during the war. When he was alive he used his middle name of Franklin and liked to be called Frank. When I decided to write books I took the name J. Frank James in honor of my father. The interesting thing is that during the war he was last stationed in Savannah, Georgia which has often been mentioned in a lot of my books as well as an old abandoned airbase called Harris Neck Airfield.
For several years during WWII Harris Neck Airfield was used as a staging point for the detection of German submarines off the coast of Georgia that were lying in wait for the Liberty supply ships leaving the Port of Brunswick in Brunswick, Georgia and the Navy port of Mayport established in 1942 just outside of Jacksonville, Florida.
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