Fateful Flight Leads To German POW Camp
Last updated 10/25/2021 at 12:38pm
Editor's note: The following are more parts of the series telling the story of Lt. Kenneth Fry, a World War II B-24 pilot. His son, Transylvania County res-ident Douglas Fry, researched and wrote his father's story.
The first part of the story appeared in the Oct. 18 edition of The Transylvania Times
Fry was piloting a B-24J Liberator on his 10th mission on Aug. 23, 1944.
He didn't know this would be his last.
This Group Mission #102 was to bomb a railroad bridge over the Po River in Ferrara, Italy.
This was a priority target because it was the only land route in this area that...