Major George Slade
no one special

Spruce Pine, NC

#1 Jan 14, 2012
With all the attention that the movie Red Dogs is getting, I think someone should call attention to our own local hero Major George Slade. He was a member of the Tuskegee Airmen and I would like for him to recieve some of the glory this movie is sure to create. I do not knoe him personally, but I have met him and I know he is very elderly. I have no idea how to do this,but if anyone out there does,I think we as a community owe it to this old hero. After all, hoe many WW2 veterns do we have left,black or white?
Intheknow

Rocky Mount, NC

#2 Feb 29, 2012
Research Major George B.Shade and see what TRUTH you will come across. He wasnt an airman, he was a mechanic, but fails to turn away the attention he proclaimed for himself. A vet we can thank yes, decorated airman he claims to be, not so much.
Deb

Hickory, NC

#3 Mar 11, 2012
I think that there was an article about him in the paper about a year ago or less because I looked it up online. It is very interesting and yes they were all unsung heroes. They were also mentioned in the book "Unbroken". That is a wonderful book.
no one special wrote:
With all the attention that the movie Red Dogs is getting, I think someone should call attention to our own local hero Major George Slade. He was a member of the Tuskegee Airmen and I would like for him to recieve some of the glory this movie is sure to create. I do not knoe him personally, but I have met him and I know he is very elderly. I have no idea how to do this,but if anyone out there does,I think we as a community owe it to this old hero. After all, hoe many WW2 veterns do we have left,black or white?
Bertha Shade

Locust Grove, GA

#4 Sep 6, 2016
This is Major Gorge London Shade's wife and I would like to see if I need to seek legal litigation concerning this article. Somehow you have taken something out of context and has shown pure disrespect to my children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Before posting this information, you should have contacted his legal family. I really need some clarification because he had more than one tour of duty. This really is a lawsuit.
Bertha Shade

Locust Grove, GA

#5 Sep 7, 2016
Intheknow wrote:
Research Major George B.Shade and see what TRUTH you will come across. He wasnt an airman, he was a mechanic, but fails to turn away the attention he proclaimed for himself. A vet we can thank yes, decorated airman he claims to be, not so much.
Major George London Shade is the husband of Bertha T. Shade and is a Retired Major in Air Force and you have accused him of not being an officer. Many people have more than one tour of duty and the information you have published is false and if It is not changed then it will be my duty and the duty of his children to bring legal crowds for slander that was not investigated. At no time have we been contacted to show that these statements were true. In fact it caused him further health problems.!!!! In fact, I shall contact the military which has his records regarding NC trying to disgrace him..
Lspan15

Durham, NC

#6 Jan 12, 2017
George Shade not George Slade correction please.

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