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World War II Pilots' English Reunion #499012

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 26, 1978
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(Studio) Report on memories of World War II fighter or bomber pilots who flew from south England.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Bassingbourn, England) Plot of movie "Command Decision", starring Clark Gable and Dean Jagger, outlined. No. of air bases in eastern England during WW II noted; film of base activity shown. Reunion at one such base by mbrs. of 91st bomber group and 2 fighter wings of old United States Army Air Force reported [Dan JOSEY - has hard time locating site of old squadron room. Describes room.] Josey's actions in World War II stated. Other details of World War II life on bases and of reunion, include concert at Bassingbourn, given. [Mrs. Lewis PENNOW - describes sweetheart pin given local girls by GI's.] Concert band is New Millionaires Dance Band and guest of honor is actress June Allyson; band compared to that of Glenn Miller.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

Reporter(s):
Briggs, Fred;
Chancellor, John
Duration:
00:02:50

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