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THE POMEROY GROUP - COMBAT Charles Schleininger corsair schleini@lemoorenet.com "Monday, February 7, 1944. We looked at our new plane that was won by drawing the high card - a B-24 manufactured by Ford at Willow Run. The aircraft was really nice. The pilot's seats were protected on the sides & back by coffin shaped armor plate about 1/2 inch thick that gave us some sense of protection. While going through the flak, the pilots could press back & feel more secure. We were still vulnerable to flak or shells coming from the front. " To be continued ...



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