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James Chafin | 370th Bomb Squadron, 307th Bomb Group, 13th Air Force

2:54   |   On his way to the war, B-24 gunner James Chafin stopped in New Guinea where the weather was miserable and the mud was deep. The next stop was the island of Wakde, where the newly minted airmen saw a sobering reminder of what they were doing there. (This interview made possible with the support of MSG RONALD M. CAREY, U.S.A. (RET).)

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