Thousands of pilots flew The Hump during the war. Robert Lineberger walked it.
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Walking the Hump
23:15Thousands of pilots flew The Hump during the war. Robert Lineberger walked it. LINKS and REFERENCES SUPPORT WARBIRDS and get BONUS EPISODES!!!!!!!! Email Me: [email protected] Lincoln-Times News - Pilot Lineberger Flew the Hump in WWII - By Will Kennedy News and Record - Pilot Survives Crash in Himalayas - By Ned Harrison The Hump - Wikipedia
26:12Jay Zeamer and crew fly Old 666 on a recon mission in the Pacific, and end up being the most highly-decorated air crew of WW2. LINKS and REFERENCES SUPPORT WARBIRDS and get BONUS EPISODES!!!!!!!! Email Me: [email protected] Pacificwrecks.com - B17-E "Lucy" - 41-2666 Pacificwrecks.com - Captain Jay Zeamer, Jr. Suicide Run - The Final Flight of Old 666 - History.net - By Bob Drury and Tom Clavin Wikipedia - Old 666
29:14WW2 Veteran John Murray has 4 engines for his flight tonight. 3 of them catch fire, and there's no land in sight. LINKS and REFERENCES SUPPORT WARBIRDS and get BONUS EPISODES!!!! Email Me: [email protected] Gander Airport Historical Society - Civil Aeronautics Board Accident Report Flying Tiger Line - Wikipedia TigerintheSea.com - Crew and Passengers - By Eric Lindner Captain John Murray - By Pierre-Andre Reymond American Heritage - Ditching in the North Atlantic Tiger in the Sea - A Remarkable True Story - By Mark Shiffer Pressreader.com - Irish Daily Mail - The Miracle Pilot Flight Crew - Flying Tiger 923 - Flyingtiger923.com Flying Tiger 923 and Raging North Atlantic - Pierre-Andre - YouTube
28:02Today we honor the boys that instantly became men, when they chose to falsify their birth certificates in order to fight in our stead. In this research I also stumble upon a B-24 event that will hopefully never be forgotten. LINKS and REFERENCES SUPPORT WARBIRDS and get BONUS EPISODES!!!! Email me: [email protected] Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund - Dan Bullock Newyorktimes.com - Marine, 15, Killed in Vietnam - By Thomas A. Johnson 458bg.com - Crew 33 - Spaven
25:25A P-61 crashed on the side of Mount Cyclops in 1945. 2nd Lt. Southfield gives us a good story about how that happened. 76 years later, the corroded Black Widow is sitting in Pennsylvania. It isn't airworthy..... yet...... LINKS and REFERENCES Support Warbirds and BONUS EPISODES!!! Email Me: [email protected] Mid-Atlantic Air Museum - Black Widow Restoration Project DONATE to the P-61 Black Widow Project Pacificwrecks.com - P-61B-1-NO Black Widow Serial Number 42-39445 History.net - P-61 Returns From the Jungle - By Dick Smith The Morning Call - 6 to Embark on Quest for Black Widow - By Dan Pearson Googlebooks - Hidden Warbirds - By Nicholas Veronico Newspapers.com - Binghamton Press - February 26th, 1945 - Brother, Sister Wounded, Meet in New Guinea World of Warbirds - P-61 Black Widow - By Bryan Pearce
Lost at Sea
22:07Those tiny white-caps are bigger than your yellow dot on the water. LINKS and REFERENCES Support Warbirds and get BONUS EPISODES!!!!! Email Me: [email protected] Pacificwrecks.com - TBD-1 Devastator, Bureau Number 0335 - Tail 6-T-6 Harold Frederick Dixon - Findagrave.com Louis Zamperini - Wikipedia Unbroken - A WW2 Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption: By Laura Hillenbrand Mission4Today.com - YE-ZB "Hayrake" Radio Navigation We Flew Alone: By Alan C. Carey
The Dieppe Raid
25:18This one is not often talked about. It was never as popular as the Normandy invasion has become, but it proved to be just as important to the success of D-Day. Ground invasion aside, there was quite an air battle raging overhead. LINKS and REFERENCES Support Warbirds and get BONUS EPISODES!!!!! Email Me: [email protected] Government of Canada - In the Skies Above: Dieppe, August 19, 1942 - By Major William March Airsoc.com - RAF 331 - Norwegian Squadron Wikipedia - Dieppe Raid Lufwaffe.cz - Battle Over Dieppe Dieppe - The Greatest Air Battle - By Norman Franks Canadian Military History - Air Operations at Dieppe - An After Action Report - By Trafford Leigh-Mallory
Here Comes Ed
23:31Ed Freeman and Bruce Crandall volunteer to plow into Landing Zone X-ray fourteen times, and under intense enemy fire, all to rescue stranded cavalry. LINKS and REFERENCES Support Warbirds and get BONUS EPISODES!! Email Me: [email protected] Purple Heart Foundation - Vietnam War Hero - The Untold Story of Army Capt. Ed W. Freeman Snopes - Captain Ed Freeman - Medal of Honor Winner - By David Mikkelson Business Insider - Jim Morrison's Dad Had a Hand in Starting the Vietnam War - By Ward Carroll Ed Freeman - Wikipedia