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Michael Gold | 708th Bomb Squadron, 447th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force - Army Air Corps

4:54   |   It was twice a day roll call and cold showers in the POW camp for B-17 navigator Michael Gold. But, as a non-smoker, he could trade his Red Cross cigarettes for a prized delicacy that he loves to this day. Through secret means, the Allied prisoners were able to keep up with news from the war.

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