1. Crawford Hicks recalls his plans after hearing of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

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  2. Crawford Hicks describes how he learned and remembered Morse code during his flight training.

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  3. Crawford Hicks explains the fundamentals of formation flying.

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  4. Crawford Hicks describes his British instructor during flight training.

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  5. Crawford Hicks describes the difficulty of learning to land a plane during flight training.

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This channel includes video clips from Crawford Hicks' oral history interview, in which he describes his experiences serving as pilot in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

Born in Kentucky in 1921, Crawford Hicks piloted a B-17 Flying Fortress…


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This channel includes video clips from Crawford Hicks' oral history interview, in which he describes his experiences serving as pilot in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

Born in Kentucky in 1921, Crawford Hicks piloted a B-17 Flying Fortress on nine missions over Germany. On his tenth mission Hicks was shot down and imprisoned in Stalag Luft III. Liberated by the Third Army in 1945, Hicks worked for the Air Force’s Office of Special Investigation (OSI) after the war.

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