How to Reach Allied Territory When Your Plane Is Shot Down in Nazi-Occupied France

How to Reach Allied Territory When Your Plane Is Shot Down in Nazi-Occupied France

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Lieutenant George W. Starks' worst fear came true when his B-17 was shot down over Nazi-occupied

France. Earlier that morning, the boyish 20-year-old and his crew were assigned to the most exposed

section of the bomber formation: the “coffin corner.” Now, scattered across the countryside of

Champagne, each of the B-17’s ten American crew members discarded his parachutes and began a

wartime trek. Some were hidden by heroic civilians, a few were saved by the French underground,

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