The Great Escape: setting the record straight

Maj. Gen. Timothy Fay, vice commander U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Dr. Silvano Wueschner, Air University historian, Brig. Gen. Richard G. Moore, commander 86 Airlift Wing and Chief Master Sgt. Aaron D. Bennett, 86 Airlift Wing command, pose for a photo before the dedication of memorial for Royal Air Force Squadron leader Roger Bushell and French Air Force 2nd Lt. Bernad Scheidhauer, July 1, 2017, outside Ramstein, Germany. Both men were part of the “Great Escapees,” who were executed by the Gestapo on March 29, 1944 near present-day Ramstein Air Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore)

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