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

2:36   |   The flight had just begun when the bail out bell rang on the B-24. Explosion was always a danger with a full fuel and bomb load, so James Chafin wasted no time snapping on his chute and he was ready, straddling the open trapdoor. (This interview made possible with the support of MSG RONALD M. CAREY, U.S.A. (RET).)

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