The 100th Bombardment Group earned a somber reputation among the other American B-17 and B-24 8th Air Force units based in WWII England. What contributed to their “Bloody Hundredth” nickname? Join us for a look beyond the rumors and myths that followed the 100th in 1943. Veteran B-17 pilot and operations officer John Luckadoo offers eyewitness insight while 100th Bomb Group Foundation director Chris Barrett reviews pivotal events in the stateside training and early overseas combat experiences of the 100th’s original crews.
Presenters: John Luckadoo & Chris Barrett