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Les Amundson 11

  • Aired: 07/16/2015
  • 02:08
  • Rating: NR
15 to 18 thousand American planes went down, the British lost about an equal number. The Germans were very good at what they were doing, their equipment was far superior to ours. When we first got there, we didn’t have a fighter plane that would stay in the air with ‘em. My bomb group, we lost 169 B-17s.
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That B-17 was well built, if you’ve ever been in one, it looked like a flying beer can.
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