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Wally Dahlquist

 

 


Waldemar "Wally" Dahlquist, 2007 

  • Branch of Service: United States Army Air Corp


Listen to the following sections by scrolling forward to the timecode.

Video #1 
0:00 - Life in South Dakota; one room school; college; worked on planes
6:20 - Enlisted in Army Air Corp; left for Italy; worked on airplanes during the war
10:44 - Friens during the war; free time - pass to Rome and Florance; slept in a tent
12:20 - Work with pilot George McGovern 
18:26 - Damage to the plans
21:15 - War ended, stayed after to fix planes to fly back to the U.S. 

Video #2
0:00 - Made a crystal radio
2:46 - Grounded plane due to mechanical issue 
5:42 - Jumped from the aircraft due to fire; used parachute to slow planes
12:12 - Tested planes to make sure they were working well; too many flak vests on the aircraft (weight) 

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Wally Dahlquist

Waldemar "Wally" Dahlquist is shown working on a B-24 in Italy during World War Two.



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