Hometown Heroes

In The Ball Turret

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Episode #468 of Hometown Heroes, recorded in front of an audience of high school students who just finished studying World War II, airs April 21-23, 2017, and coincides with the 93rd birthday of U.S. Army Air Corps veteran Phillip Starr of Selma, CA.

Phillip Starr tells his story to history students at Fresno Christian High School. (photo courtesy thefeather.com)

When Starr visited Fresno Christian School, he brought along memories and mementos from his 35 missions as a ball turret gunner with the 490th Bomb Group during World War II. Check out this article from the school’s award-winning online student newspaper, The Feather.

World War II veteran Phillip R. Starr interview from The Feather Online on Vimeo.

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