Burl Huitt : his experiences in World War II, as told in his own words
On November 5, 2008 Burl Huitt sat down at his home in Greeley, CO and told of his experiences in World War II. Burl was born in Weskan, KS and grew up in Pierce, CO. After the outbreak of war, he enlisted in the Army Air Corps, with hopes of becoming a pilot. After getting his wings, he shipped off to the European Theater to fly B-24's with the 8th Air Force. The 8th had huge losses of lives and planes during the war, and Burl soon fell into this category. On his 15th mission, his plane was shot down over German occupied France. Bailing out of a burning plane, with burns on his face, he landed ...
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