The Silver King's War

Bombs Away

March 10, 2021 Michael G. Sievers Season 1 Episode 10
The Silver King's War
Bombs Away
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The Silver King's War
Bombs Away
Mar 10, 2021 Season 1 Episode 10
Michael G. Sievers

This episode is Scene Eight of The Silver King.  It's Stanley's first combat mission: November 5, 1944.  He will fly with his Barksdale crew:  Jack H. Festi (pilot/0711541); James N. Fomby, Jr., (co-pilot/0720239);  Alfred R. Hawpe (engineer-gunner/38528150); Clarence A. Luck (radio operator-gunner/35678897); and Jack D. Loftin (armorer-gunner/38554678).  Stanley is the bombardier-navigator/0765449. A night mission, the target is an ordnance depot in Homburg., Germany. Flying time to the target: 95 minutes.

Show Notes

This episode is Scene Eight of The Silver King.  It's Stanley's first combat mission: November 5, 1944.  He will fly with his Barksdale crew:  Jack H. Festi (pilot/0711541); James N. Fomby, Jr., (co-pilot/0720239);  Alfred R. Hawpe (engineer-gunner/38528150); Clarence A. Luck (radio operator-gunner/35678897); and Jack D. Loftin (armorer-gunner/38554678).  Stanley is the bombardier-navigator/0765449. A night mission, the target is an ordnance depot in Homburg., Germany. Flying time to the target: 95 minutes.