Celebrating the Bomber Boys of WWII

Hear authentic, living history directly from the veterans who flew in the Army Air Corps. at a luncheon event titled "70 Years On: The Bomber Boys."

When: Friday, April 19, 2013, 11:30 a.m.

Where: San Rafael Room

Cost: $35 - $40

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Community Events


The Pierre Claeyssens Veteran’s Museum & Library (PCVML), Channel City Club (CCC) and its Committee of Foreign Relations are working in collaboration to present the second annual luncheon and symposium focusing on the men who lived through World War II serving on the bomber crews ~ Lt. Larry Crandell, a bombardier and navigator, Col. Jim Patillo who entered the Corps as a Flying Cadet to an Aircraft Commander of a B-29 with a crew of 11 who also went on to a 20 year career in the Air Force, Staff Sgt. Jack Patterson, a tail-gunner on a B-17 and Lt. Bob Scott who flew a B-24 with a crew of ten.

PCVML founder, Lt. John W. Blankenship USN will introduce the program, to be moderated by PCVML board member and Air Force Cross recipient, Col. Philip Conran. Luncheon served along with a short film and a slide show with the types of planes the men were assigned to work with complete the event.

Last year’s event sold-out early, so call now and reserve your seat for this one time only opportunity. Tickets: $40 for the general public; $35 for CCC members Please RSVP no later than Monday, April 15 by phone (805) 884-6636 or email at Tickets will not be sold at the door.

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Phone: 805-884-6636

Event posted March 26, 2013
Last updated March 26, 2013


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