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COMBAT STORIES FROM World War II

Burt Vardeman | 824th Bomb Squadron, 484th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force - Army Air Corps

3:16   |   Burt Vardeman describes the flak faced by the B-24 crew on nearly every mission. Even without a direct hit the shrapnel could kill a man or bring down a plane, as it did to his bomber.

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