November 11th, 2011

USAF

Tags of Honor





An Excerpt from my Memoirs - WWII Mission:
Bomb a railroad bridge at Rovereto, Italy


The briefing completed, all mission members stood and hurried outside to waiting airplanes. Soon, the roar of two thousand horse-power engines deafened the senses as 72 airplanes awoke and began moving along the taxiways. Each aircraft arrived at the end of the steel-plank runway in proper sequence to join the circling formation above the field.

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