Army Air Corps pilot B-17 Flying Fortress shot up during WWII

WWII Veteran shares his story of two of his B-17 Flying Fortress engines being shot out over a bombing run in Frankfurt ...

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WWII Veteran shares his story of two of his B-17 Flying Fortress engines being shot out over a bombing run in Frankfurt Germany. According to Keith, the flak was so bad it looked like a blanket. As he descended he was grateful that no German fighters were up to finish him and his crew off. Amazing story that he realized afterward he was hit severely by flak and one of his crew lost a foot. Incredible story of selfless service.

Part 1: Keith discusses what it was like to fly the B-17

Part 2: Keith recounts a mission over Germany

 

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