Charles Edwards: his experiences in World War II, as told in his own words
On June 8, 2011 Charles "Chuck" Edwards sat down at his home in Haxtun, CO and told of his experiences in World War II. Chuck, born in Lincoln, NE and raised in various towns in Nebraska and Colorado as the family moved with his father's job, served in the Army Air Corps. Within days of arriving at bootcamp and no training, he shipped off to Australia where he formed up with the 403rd Bomb Squadron, 43rd Bomber Group of the 5th Air Force. He served at jungle bases in Australia and New Guinea. He eventually rotated stateside where he served with the 1st and 3rd Air Forces. He also married his ...
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