World War II
737 Bomb Squadron Vet Recalls Mission

A veteran of the 737 Bomb Squadron in the 454 Bombardment Group in the U.S. Air Force during World War II, Lambert R. (Bobby) Walker recalls a mission through a flack zone.  Leaving Yale early, Walker was deployed to Europe where he flew in 35 missions. Trying to navigate away from the flack zone, he was unaware that the entire squadron was following him. “If I was gonna get in the soup, I was really gonna get in the soup.”

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Submitted by: Paul Hardart
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