B-24 Crew 1944, Italy

Into The Wild Blue Yonder

by Edwin “Rosie” Rossillon In Episode 95, we chatted with Rosie; member of the Greatest Generation. He wrote a short book about his experiences growing up in rural Kansas to flying as a nose turret gunner in the B-24 Liberator over southern Europe from his base in Italy during the second World War. He was reluctant to publish it; thinking no one would be interested, that perhaps it wasn’t good […]

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VMF-214 In History

Recently we received a monetary donation from a listener, Jeff Krosse… and then a second gift from him that we would like to share here. It’s of the many of the Marines of VMF-214 (Black Sheep Squadron) taken on Dec. 27th, 1943 on an island called Vella Lavella in the Marshall Islands. It is signed by 3 of the pilots in the photo: Capt Ed Olander (5 Zeros) LtCol John […]

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