One POW’s Story

By: Dr. Vivian Rogers-Price In 2008 Irving Baum shared some of his World War II experiences through an oral history interview.  F/O Baum completed eleven missions as a bombardier.  Then on 16…

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The Unknown Aces of the Eighth

Unlike the fighter pilots, individual bomber gunners did not receive official credit for any of their shootdowns. Part of this was for policy reasons–the Army wanted each gunner to think of himself…

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