Each of these exceptional combat veterans was interviewed at the Planes of Fame Air Museum in Chino, California. Planes of Fame Air Museum is a 'magnet' for great veterans and truly is Where Aviation History Lives.
This is believed to be the final air show interview with a true American Hero. Lt. Colonel William "Wild Bill" Holloman. USAAC Tuskegee Airman, P-51 Combat Pilot.
Bill, you made me promise you I would send this to you when it was finished...here it is.
Carl Rossman is a WWII combat veteran that volunteers at the Planes of Fame Air Museum on the weekends. Carl gave this taped interview for the first time since he returned home from WWII of his experiences inside a B-17 during war time. After the interview Carl stated he had never told anyone about his life fighting in WWII. It is our privilege to display it here. Video Produced by: WarBirdsOnTheNet Added: 03/26/2011
Sgt. Wilbur Richardson is a World War II combat veteran. Wilbur served as a belly turret gunner on a B-17 flight crew. Wilbur served in 30 combat missions in 79 days. He was seriously wounded by flak from an German 88 MM AAA cannon on his 30th mission. Added: 03/26/2011