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George Stamps | 510th Bomb Squadron, 351st Bomb Group, 8th Air Force - Army Air Corps

6:09   |   They were like knights in armor. B-17 pilot George Stamps describes the multi-layered suits and flak protection used by the crew. He recalls a mission to East Germany which was just about at their maximum range. When they got there, the target was obscured by clouds and a secondary target had to be found. it was a very good one, especially if you were in the Russian infantry.

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