New Digital Collection: Flying Heritage Museum Releases Online Video Archive of Military Pilot Interviews
From the Everett Herald:
A pilot low on fuel, desperately searching for an airfield. Squadron-mates’ empty bunks following combat missions. A family lost to war.
These moments — and thousands more — are recalled by veterans in Chronicles of Courage: Stories of Wartime and Innovation, an online video archive of in-depth interviews put together by the Flying Heritage Collection.
The project, which was 15 years in the making, goes live Wednesday, the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor. All 335 video interviews — some of which are two hours long — will be available on the Flying Heritage Collection’s website at www.flyingheritage.com/chronicles.
The oral history archive is the largest of its kind — online and free, according to the Flying Heritage Collection
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