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


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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.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dHt1Xn5NT4&t=9s

Always looking for stuff from the 40th Infantry Division (Korean War), the 7th Armored Division (WWII), USS Bunker Hill (WWII) and USS Mullany (WWII).

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My grandfather recently told about how he had brought back a tortoise from his tour in WWII as a pilot. He apparently kept it as a pet until the late 1980s. I will update the post with pictures when I get them!

It evidently had carvings on its shell from the war.

 

 

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My grandfather recently told about how he had brought back a tortoise from his tour in WWII as a pilot. He apparently kept it as a pet until the late 1980s. I will update the post with pictures when I get them!

It evidently had carvings on its shell from the war.

 

 

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Posted in the wrong topic my apologies!

 

 

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