Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

8/10/2008

War birds attract fans at museum

GLENVILLE — Ninety-year-old Jim Murphy of Saratoga Springs remembers squeezing into a tiny space on the B-17 as a ball turret gunner during World War II. “I was small enough,” he said.

Murphy, who was a staff sergeant in what was then the Army Air Forces, flew missions over Europe as part of the 94th Bomb Group. He showed off a vintage picture of himself and his squadmates that appeared in a military magazine in 2003. for more click here

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