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B-17 Bombardier Missions on D-Day (w/video)


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#1 james127

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Posted 02 November 2019 - 02:58 PM

I had the chance to interview a B-17 bombardier earlier this year who had one amazing story after another. He flew two combat missions over Normandy on D-Day, flew one over Germany and landed in Poltava where the Luftwaffe shelled all of the bombers on the ground, was apart of Operation Cobra and on and on. Below is a link to the first part of the interview. I should have the other parts up within the next day or so. Amazing man. I learned a lot from my visit with him.

 



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Posted 05 November 2019 - 11:50 AM

Update: if you go to the page, I've got the entire interview posted in parts 2 and 3.



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Posted 05 November 2019 - 02:41 PM

Thanks for posting. We had this one fly in yesterday for our Vet Day celebration Thur / Friday.image.jpeg

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Posted 05 November 2019 - 02:42 PM

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Posted 05 November 2019 - 03:32 PM

Gosh. I'm jealous. I would love to take a ride in one someday and do a video on it.

 

 



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Posted 05 November 2019 - 03:38 PM

i'll be watching this evening, thanks for posting




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