I won't bore you with any World War II history, so I'll let you read at your leisure.
If it's possible to have a favorite airplane, the F4U Corsair would be mine. It stems from building a model when I was young. It was so much cooler than my brother's P51 Mustang.
On to the recipe. This is Ted O'Neill's prize winning Dry Stout that was featured at the 2009 Brewer's Heritage Festival after winning the St. Louis Brew's HHHC.
6.8 lbs. 2-row
1.2 lbs. flaked barley
.8 lb. roasted barley
.4 lb. malted wheat
2 oz. Fuggle (4.7 AA%) @ 60 min.
WLP004 Irish Ale yeast