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COMBAT STORIES FROM World War II

Don Scott | 560th Squadron, 388th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force - Army Air Corps/Air Force

10:57   |   Don Scott's fateful mission started out badly for him at his radio operator's position. As soon as the B-17 was aloft, his first duty was to power up the classified identification unit, which had a self destruct charge. The charge went off causing a minor fire. They pressed on to the target and successfully dropped their payload and then came the flak. Part 1 of 3.

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