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

5:10   |   The Germans had radar so the gunners on the B-17 would dump bundles of chaff, which drew the AA fire away. Pilot George Stamps describes this tactic and recalls two other memorable missions late in the war, when the Germans were retreating.

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