Ray Babcock: his experiences in World War II and the Korean War, as told in his own words
On August 2, 2014 Ray Babcock sat down at his home in Longmont, CO and told of his experiences in both WWII and the Korean War. Ray, born in Lebanon, NH and raised in Vermont, served in the Army Air Corps. He was a waist gunner on a B-17 with the 773rd Bomb Squad, 463rd Bomber Group of the 15th Air Force. On his sixth mission he was shot down and became a POW. After a gap following the war, he re-enlisted in the Air Force and when the Korean War broke out, flew 34 missions in a B-29. He retired after 20 years and then went on to have a 20 year career with IBM. Ray has been married to his lovely ...
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