Caption from IWM YouTube channel:
'James Peterson and Robert Green, pilots of the 78th Fighter Group which was based at Duxford from 1943, describe losing one of the bombers that their unit was assigned to escort.'
Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
Robert Green like so many others joined up after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour. He trained initially in Arizona soloing on the P-17 Stearman biplane; next to Florida, then Luke AFB to check out on the P-40 Warhawk. Finally Abilene Texas where he...
Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
Received credit for Fw 190 but no credit for train. Was only allowed to strafe airfields since Patton was moving so fast that no one knew his locations. If credit had been received might have been punished for strafing unapproved target.