UPL 36189

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Oral history interview with Military Policeman Don O'Reilly conducted by IWM for American Air Museum. Don shares his memories of the Metfield bomb dump explosion, British visitors to base, segregation in the US Forces, his experiences on D-Day, his trip to Germany, rides in B-17 and B-24 Bombers, the role of a Military Policeman, witnessing aircraft crashes, VE-Day celebrations and attending dances at the base.

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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs 491st Bomb Group
  • Highest Rank: Private First Class
  • Role/Job: Military Policeman

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Date: 23 Oct 2018 08:50:50
ContributorEmily
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Oral history interview conducted by IWM for American Air Museum displays

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