Friday, September 7, 2007

An American hero

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Gazette photographer David Bitton produced two videos Thursday on Lt. Col. (Ret.) Bill Sheaves Jr. who was shot down over Paris, France, on his 14th mission aboard a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber nicknamed Tar Fly on Sept. 9, 1943. Thursday, Nearly 64 years later, Sheaves took to the air again, this time in a B-17 called the Liberty Belle. Check out the two videos at

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

too bad the links don't work on this anymore. This is my uncle. I have an entire 90 min doc made about him.