Recorded memoir of Marvin S. Kite (MC 371/882/29)
Recorded memoir of Marvin S. Kite
1 audio cassette (Basf LH-EI 60)
nd [c 1985]
44th Bomb Group
Marvin S. Kite
00:00-05:00 - Describes service in 67th Squadron: training, ?Santa Anna, February 1943; graduation as pilot, February, 1944; B-24 training and crew assignment. Mentions: journey to England; arrival at Shipdham, Norfolk, July 1944; finishing tour of missions; crew reassignment and service at group operation headquarters. Describes leisure time, including cycling to nearby towns. Describes English people he met, including marriage to Doris by transatlantic telephone, 10 November 1946 and formal ceremony, Georgia, 9 March 1947. Describes memorable missions: Hanover, Germany and supply drop following Battle of the Bulge [16 December 1944-25 January 1945]. Remarks on his memories of the English people. Recorded on side A only.