U.S. Army 1959–1969 (Silvio)
U.S. Air Force 1943–1945 (Og)


Silvio Mandino grew up in West Natick during World War II. His big brother, Augustine (“Og”) flew 30 missions over Germany as a bombardier on a B-24 Liberator; Og later became a world-renowned author and motivational speaker. Silvio speaks about his brother’s experiences as well as his own, including 10 years in the National Guard during the Vietnam era.


Og Mandino and his crew


Og Mandino, Sassamon yearbook entry


Silvio Mandino in his Natick High baseball uniform


Silvio Mandino, 2012



View in catalog