B-25 Bomber Virtual Tour
An eye witness account from John Poltrack for his Uncle Ed that not many have seen!
My Uncle Ed Poltrack piloted 60 missions in the Pacific Theatre in WWII. He piloted a B-25 Mitchell Bomber. The National Museum of the Air Force website has an interactive photo gallery of the interior of this aircraft (see the links under the photo). Note:Ed piloted a variation of the original design in which the transparent nose was replaced with two fixed machine guns.
38th Bomb Group – 823rd Squadron
Click on links to see a 360 degree view of the interior of this aircraft (links open in new window)
Ed Poltrack in Cockpit
From Ed Poltrack’s War Diary — Sunday, April 15, 1944 – Mission #48
Mission to Hollandia. Nil interception. Nil ack-ack. On return met a solid front near Bogadjim. Turned toward coast and found a hole on…
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Posted on August 13, 2016, in First-hand Accounts, Uncategorized, WWII and tagged 1940's, aviation, family history, History, Military, Military History, New Guinea, Pacific War, WW2, WWII. Bookmark the permalink. 36 Comments.