THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

Pardon is given man who aided Israel

Smuggled B-17s during fight for independence

Charles WInters was pardoned posthumously by President George W. Bush. Charles WInters was pardoned posthumously by President George W. Bush.
By Milton J. Valencia
Globe Staff / December 24, 2008

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It took decades to tell his story, but Jimmy Winters hopes he was finally able to bring closure for his father, Charles Thompson Winters, a Boston native who was sentenced to 18 months in prison in 1949 for smuggling arms to Israel. (Full article: 793 words)

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