B-17 Flying Fortress Bebe - 603rd Squadron

Wiliam D. Whittaker talks about how he parachuted into a POW Camp

World War II veteran William D. Whittaker of the 398th Bomb Group, recalls the dramatic moments as he found himself jumping out of his B-17 after it was hit, parachuting right into a Prisoner of War camp. On November 2nd 1944, the target would be the heavily defended synthetic oil plant in Meersberg Germany, it was his …

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