A Time To Fight, Part 9 - "A Flying Coffin" | South Carolinians In WW II


The two most widely used bomber aircraft used by the U.S. in World War II were the Boeing B-17 “Flying Fortress,” and the Consolidated B-24 “Liberator.” During bombing runs, the two biggest fears bomber crews faced were fighter planes, and ground-to-air artillery, called “flak.”  Lou Fowler, a gunner on a B-24, talks about what happened to him on his 14th mission.