Recorded memoir of David G. Patterson, part 2 of 2 (side B of cassette) (MC 371/882/21/2)
Recorded memoir of David G. Patterson, part 2 of 2 (side B of cassette)
1 side of audio cassette
445th Bomb Group
David G. Patterson
For preceding recording, see MC 371/882/21/1. [00:00-05:00] Comments on a Mongolian soldier guarding their aeroplane. Relates his memories of the airfield: evidence of recent German occupation, including wooden bullets and uniforms; Polish money and Russian propaganda leaflets. Describes American aeroplane arriving on runway and their hurried departure. Remarks on difficulties faced by Russian units on the front line. Describes their journey back to England. [05:00-10:00] Comments on arrival at Tibenham and resuming combat missions.