Manuel J. Fernandez
American flying aceDied when: 55 years 182 days (665 months)
Star Sign: Aries
Manuel John "Pete" Fernandez, Jr. (19 April 1925 – 18 October 1980) was the third-leading American and United States Air Force ace in the Korean War.
He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for extraordinary heroism in Korea on March 21, 1953.