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Taken Summer 1944, just months after the crash of B17 42-31581.
For details see www.flickr.com/photos/maycontaintracesofnuts/3522456813/
Photo courtesy of Del Harris via Dave Earl.
just months "after" the crash — does that mean he survived or is this a misprint?
okay — I read ahead and yeah, lucky chap — also not so bad looking,
My bro-in-law and I went to an airshow to see one of these planes fly. Awesome machines, I can see how the pilot may have survived a crash – they’re built like tanks!!
The word "hero" is used far to often for such trivial things these days, in this case I think it would be justified although the men themselves would deny any such thing, such is their type!
Cool looking bloke.
He does look like a bit of a dude!
Shot down over France, imprisoned in the British Compound at Stalag Luft III, but unlike Steve McQueen, 2 Lt Harris managed to escape!
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