Hugh McGinty, WWII Veteran

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WWII Veteran Hugh McGinty flew 26 credited missions as a tailgunner on a B-17 Bomber during WWII.

WWII Veteran Hugh McGinty flew 26 credited missions as a tailgunner on a B-17 Bomber during WWII. These were very dangerous missions which lasted from four to ten hours. Imagine flying at 30,000 feet in unpressurized cabins with temperatures dipping to 40 degrees below zero. Kim Monson with America’s Veteran’s Stories here. Tune in Sunday to hear Hugh McGinty’s stories of WWII, the Berlin airlift, working air/sea rescues in the Arctic, and his involvement with the United States space program.

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