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Below are clips from the first panel of WWII veterans during the 306th BGHA reunion in Colorado Springs in 2014. Scroll down and click the arrow of the clip to view.

1- Clayton Nattier, Introduction to Veterans Roundtable concept by moderator followed by WWII air war veteran Clayton Nattier during 2014 306th Bomb Group Historical Association reunion discusses B-17 training including burst ear drums, then missions over Germany and being shot down.

2- Loren Harter, WWII air war veteran, during 2014 306th Bomb Group Historical Association reunion relating experiences including surviving two crashes

3- Fred Engstrom, WWII air war veteran, during 2014 306th Bomb Group Historical Association reunion speaks of experiences including reading notes made at the time after each mission.

4- Clayton Nattier, re: B-17 training & being a POW in Germany

5- JJ Gaydosh, relating story of becoming a pilot without any college.

6- Jay Coberly (94th Bomb Group Bombardier), re Black Thursday, bailing out and becoming a POW .

7- Loren Harter, war experiences including surviving two crashes.

8- Walt Rozett re: unusually low losses during his missions.

9- Pete Mullinax, (94th Bomb Group Bombardier) re: being shot down on Black Thursday mission to Schweinfurt.

10- Dillon McDermott, gunner, re: enlistment, training, seeing German 262 jet

11- Bill Houlihan, medic, re: medical matters & some humorous stories

12- Clayton Nattier, describes contents of Red Cross packages received by POWs.

13-Photo session photographing WWII veterans with USAF Cadets, & then WWII-era wives, widows, siblings