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Milton Rubenfeld

American aviator, one of the five founding pilots of the Israeli Air Force


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Milton "Milt" Rubenfeld was a pilot who flew for the Royal Air Force and U.S. Army during World War II, later becoming one of the five founding pilots of the Israeli Air Force in the 1948 Arab–Israeli War. It is widely believed that Rubenfeld, the other four volunteer pilots, and the other machalniks changed the course of the 1948 Arab–Israeli War. He was injured and returned to the United States, and settled in New York state, where he married and owned a local business with his wife, Judy. Later, he moved his family to Sarasota, Florida, where he and his wife owned another successful business until he retired. He died in 2004. He was the father of actor/comedian Paul Reubens, who is known for creating and portraying the character Pee-wee Herman.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

New York University

Private research university in New York City

University of New Mexico

Public research university in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States