The Warrior Next Door Podcast

Staff Sgt Gerald Gentis - B-17 Tail Gunner/Togglier 548th Bomb Sqdrn 385th Bomb Group WWII Series 10 Episode 2 of 3

April 25, 2022 Ryan Fairfield, Tony Lupo Season 2 Episode 48
The Warrior Next Door Podcast
Staff Sgt Gerald Gentis - B-17 Tail Gunner/Togglier 548th Bomb Sqdrn 385th Bomb Group WWII Series 10 Episode 2 of 3
Show Notes

Welcome to EPISODE 2 of the 3 part Gerald Gentis series! In this episode we will hear Mr Gentis describe his brief transfer to a B-29 crew, his family's heritage in early aviation, his role as a tail gunner and togglier on a B-17, shooting down an ME-109 fighter and two "quirks" of fate that have deeply impacted him since WWII.