Timeless Voices - Hal Shook - D-Day Stories
June 6, 2014 marks the 70th Anniversary of D-Day - the Allied invasion of Normandy, France. In this excerpt from his interview, P-47 pilot Hal Shook describes the combat missions he flew on D-Day as commander of the 506th Fighter Squadron.
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Timeless Voices - Ray Stits
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