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A Young Man in the Wild Blue Yonder: A B-25 Pilot in World War II

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

David Hayward, a pilot in the U.S. Army Air Corps, takes us through his adventures and challenges as a young man serving his country in World War II. Would he “wash out” of flying school? Would he survive the dangers and fears of flying 53 combat missions as pilot of a B-25 medium bomber in the China-Burma-India Theater of operations? You will experience the thrill of his solo flight, the frightening day when a Japanese fighter plane flew alongside and an awesome flight over the highest mountains of Tibet. Come and hear firsthand about what life was like in WWII for a pilot of with the 22nd Bomb Squadron.

Presenter: David Hayward

Details

Date:
October 20
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Venue

Palm Springs Air Museum
745 North Gene Autry Trail
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Phone:
760-778-6262
Website:
http://www.psam.org
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