IAmA WW2 (Ex-)POW: I flew from Italy and was shot down on my 10 mission.
This is his grandson and son responding. We're having a quiet afternoon at home and thought we should give this a try. Anyway, here's his bio:
B-24 Bombardier-European Theater: 1943-1944
POW-Germany Stalag Luft III and Stalag VII: 1944-1945
Fighter Pilot Training: 1945-1946
P-47 Pilot Pacific Theater: 1947-1948
Multi-type Aircraft Instructor Washington D C: 1948-1950
Proof: pics of my Grandpa
EDIT: Aircraft types he's flown: *P-47 *P-51 *F-84 *A-26 *B-25 *DC-3 *B-26 *And I was a bombardier and got shot down in the B-24
EDIT 2: Heres some pics of restored aircraft at an air show I went to, and some formatting
EDIT 3: Hey we're signing off for the night. My 91 year old grandfather needs his beauty sleep :) We'll come by tomorrow and answer any questions left over.
Also, thank you everyone for all the great comments and questions!
EDIT 4: We're back! Thanks so much for the up-votes and comments! My grandpa is still a little groggy so I'll start answering some questions and let him settle in. (0654 PDT)
EDIT 5: Signing off again. But we'll be back later today. Grandson: I can't tell you guys how thankful I am! You guys have made my Grandpa's month. (1010 PDT)
EDIT 6: Signing off tonight at 21:30 PDT. Try to return tomorrow and answer open questions. Thanks for your interest and kind words.