Re:Ira Eaker in Frantic
According to the 97th History Book "Venit [link=mailto:Hora@...pp176...Quote..Flying]Hora"...pp176...Quote..Flying[/link] with the 97th in the fortress "Yankee Doodle II" was the commanding general of the Mediterreanean Allied Air Forces. Lt General Ira C. Eaker. General Eaker had made the his initial bombing mission with the 97th on 17 August 1943 in Yankee Doodle I.....Unquote.
James S. Peters Sr. T/Sgt B-17 Flt Engr, 27 missions 99 BG, 348BS, 5th Wing, 15th AAF Tortorella, (Foggia#2), Italy My Tour was from 12/03/44-06/19/45 M/Sgt USAF (Retired)