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The Chickenhawk Hall of Shame

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Donn Tibbetts
Chickenhawk First Class with Distinguished Fleeing Cross
November 29, 1930
missed opportunity:
Korean War
preferred activity:
Disk jockey
Bill Loeb
Hey - it’s not our fault so many of New Hampshire’s Notable Chickenhawks worked for the Union Leader. Birds of a feather, you know. For decades, Donn Tibbetts played reporter in the pages of Bill Loeb’s infamous Onion Loader. No doubt generations of reporters learned how to subtly skew their stories by scrutinizing his work while getting their tickets punched at our quadrennial President-fest. This feisty workingman’s hero inexplicably missed service in Korea, despite being a ripe nineteen when the shooting started. Go figure.