May 18, 2007 | Posted by: eye in the sky
For 86-year-old Bill Hodges, seeing the hulking olive-green plane crouched on the Hollister Airport tarmac was a lot like running into an old friend.
Albeit one the Cupertino resident hadn't laid eyes on for more than 60 years.
Two words formed on the lips of the former B-24 Liberator pilot as he looked up at his old plane - one of three bomber types that helped turn the tide of World War II - and contemplated the thought of flying in one again. (Full story on the Palo Alto Daily News)
Since: Dec 05
I went to this today - it was very cool. I spoke with a vet who was a turret-gunner in a B-17 that flew 27 missions over Germany. Some amazing stories.
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