B-17s (personal archives), Events, veterans — June 6, 2016 4:47 pm

Veterans honored in D-Day anniversary celebration

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D-Day vets Seattle

The Cascade Warbirds arranged for 13 local B-17 veterans to help recognize he 72nd anniversary of the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944. The veterans shared stories of their experiences inside the Museum of Flight, then convened under the wing of B-17G 44-85740 Aluminum Overcast outside. The list of veterans in attendance included Keith Anderson, Emery Blanchette, Walt Creigh, Robert Culp, Cliff Hurlbert, Elden Larsen, Dick Nelms, Allen Ostrom, Fred Parker, JW Roundhill, Lou Stoffer, Ken Wheeler and Art Unruh.

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