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Crawford Hicks: Stalag Luft III

Crawford Hicks describes the prisoner-of-war camp in which he was imprisoned during World War II.

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Crawford Hicks: Pearl Harbor

Crawford Hicks recalls his plans after hearing of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Crawford Hicks: The Flight Crew

Crawford Hicks recalls members of his flight crew on the B-17 Flying Fortress.

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Crawford Hicks: "He got a shack."

Crawford Hicks describes practice bomb runs in his Army Air Corps training.

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Crawford Hicks: Morse Code

Crawford Hicks describes how he learned and remembered Morse code during his flight training.

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Crawford Hicks: Goons and Ferrets

Crawford Hicks recalls nicknames for German guards in his prisoner-of-war camp.

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Crawford Hicks: Head Count

Crawford Hicks describes the morning and evening routine in his prisoner-of-war camp.

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Crawford Hicks: "Absolutely ecstatic!"

Crawford Hicks describes his feelings after becoming a pilot.

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Crawford Hicks: "Hicks, you're flying."

Crawford Hicks describes the briefing before flight missions over Germany.

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Crawford Hicks: Sources of Heat

Crawford Hicks describes his efforts to stay warm in the prisoner-of-war camp.

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Crawford Hicks: Shot Down

Crawford Hicks describes the moments after his B-17 Flying Fortress was shot by a German fighter plane.

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Crawford Hicks: Formation Flying

Crawford Hicks explains the fundamentals of formation flying.

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Crawford Hicks: Landing the Plane

Crawford Hicks describes the difficulty of learning to land a plane during flight training.

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Crawford Hicks: A Familiar Accent

Crawford Hicks recalls a jubilant conversation with an unlikely German soldier in route to a prisoner-of-war camp.

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Crawford Hicks: "Get on the ball, Hicks!"

Crawford Hicks describes his British instructor during flight training.

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Crawford Hicks: B-17 Flying Fortress

Crawford Hicks describes the new skills he mastered to pilot the B-17.

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