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The Kintz Brothers of Downey High School, Downey, CA

  Frank J. Kintz, Jr., born May 8, 1920 and Robert E. Kintz, born January 21, 1922, were brothers from Downey, California. With World War 2 on the horizon, both young men volunteered for the Army Air Corps.  Frank enlisted on February 13, 1940 and was followed about five months later by Robert, who enlisted on June 23, 1940. They were serving together in the Philippines, Frank with the 27th Materiel Squadron and Robert with the 17th Signal Platoon, when the islands were captured by the...