26 June, 2019

Homer Jackson B-29 Pilot

Posted on 29 March, 2014 by in

Saturday June 7th at 11:00 am at the Spring Arbor branch of the Jackson District Library.  Homer Jackson made 15 combat missions over Japan during WW II as a pilot flying our largest most powerful bomber the B-29.  Hear Homer tell of the time when a kamikaze attacked his plane but missed him since they […]

World War II Interviews

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Alexander, James USMC Bar-Man Andrews, Rev. Army Inf. France Angier, Francis B-17 Pilot 33 Missions Angier, Francis B-17 Pilot POW Bahlau, Fred 101st Airborne Bakker, Amy Java under Japanese rule Bavier, Don Army POW Japan Beal, Harold USN Omaha Beach 12 Hrs. D-Day Black, Bob 82nd Airborne 4 combat jumps Bleil, Eugene MD Bataan Death […]

Mills, Warren

Posted on 26 October, 2012 by in ,

Warren Mills, USN  was a motor mechanic on PT boats in the Pacific theater of Operations.  These boats had three 1,500 horse power engines on them.  Warren tells about loosing all power with his PT boat dead in the water and a Kamikaze plane diving right at him.  The boat was hit killing the Capt. and the XO […]