Colonel meets liberator

932nd Airlift Wing Director of Inspections, Lt. Col. Ralph DePalma holds the microphone and listens to Don Miller, one of the amazing World War II veterans who came to speak to the unit's professional development seminar on July 8, 2016. Miller served in the war aboard a B-24 "Liberator" aircraft. The B-24 was used extensively in World War II and it served in every branch of the American armed forces, as well as several Allied air forces and navies, and saw use in every theater of operations. Along with the B-17, the B-24 was the mainstay of the US strategic bombing campaign in the Western European theater. Due to its range, it proved useful in bombing operations in the Pacific. Miller and three other WW II speakers were contacted by Lt. Col. Ralph DePalma and agreed to come share their historical experiences with the airmen in attendance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Stan Paregien)

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