The Warrior Next Door Podcast

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

May 02, 2022 Ryan Fairfield, Tony Lupo Season 2 Episode 49
The Warrior Next Door Podcast
Staff Sgt Gerald Gentis - B-17 Tail Gunner/Togglier 548th Bomb Sqdrn 385th Bomb Group WWII Series 10 Episode 3 of 3
Show Notes

Welcome to the final episode in the Gerald Gentis series. In this episode, Mr. Gentis details his first mission, describes the first B-17 his crew was assigned, "Mr. Lucky", his experience surviving 2 crash landings, the harrowing nature of formation flying, witnessing his old B-17 Mr. Lucky breaking in two in a mid air collision and an accompanying very extraordinary story of survival.