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