Ruth and Wally Cowan talk about Wally becoming the first B-17 pilot at the young age of 19 years old. His daily job was bombing cities and returning his crew back safely. He completed 37 missions, including one where his engine was shot and a P-51 guided him through the air to safety in the English channel.
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