Flying B-17s with the 390th Bomb Group with Col Richard Bushong

The Damcasters – An Aviation Podcast

Every Thursday, Col. Richard Bushong heads over to the 390th Memorial Museum and holds court under the nose of the museum’s B-17 Flying Fortress and answers questions for all the visitors who approach him. Dick is well placed to answer them as he flew 28 missions with the 8th Air Force’s 390th Bomb Group in late 1943 and early 1944. At 100 years young, Dick is a fantastic chap to chat to and offers an insight into the realities of the 8th’s battle over Occupied Europe.

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