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John Gillespie Magee Jr Biography and Poems

John Gillespie Magee Jr Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on John Gillespie Magee Jr, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Gillespie Magee Jr, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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John Gillespie Magee, Jr. (9 June 1922 – 11 December 1941) was an American aviator and poet who died as a result of a mid-air collision over Lincolnshire during World War II. He was serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force, which he joined before the United States officially entered the war. He is most famous for his poem "High Flight."

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