B-36 PEACEMAKER MUSEUM

A 501(c)(3) Non-profit Corporation

Presents

Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at 7:00PM

Major Walt Douglas

"35 Mission over Germany as a B-17 Pilot"

 

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“WALT’S AIR CREW” Walt Douglas

 

   
B-36 PEACEMAKER B-52 BUFF

 



 

 

Walt was born in Bradford Pa. in 1920. He graduated Bradford High School in 1938. He joined the Army September, 1940 and was sent to England in the Signal Corps. where he was promoted to Staff Sergeant and Wire Chief. He was selected for pilot training school and sent to Blythe, California. He earned his wings and Second Lt. in Marfa, Texas.

Walt was sent back to England where he flew 35 missions over Germany in B-17’s. He went from a Co-Pilot to Aircraft Commander while flying those missions. His last mission was in January 1945. He returned to the United States where he flew experimental bombing missions in a B-17 until 1953.

Walt went on to fly the B-47, B-36, and B-52’s. He retired as a Major in 1963 at Tinker Air Force Base. He then retired from Sears in 1982 and lives with his wife of 72 years. He has a daughter and a son. Walt still enjoys playing his Guitar in a band on weekends.

All lectures are video recorded and DVD copies are now available. To order please call 817-905-1889.

All lectures are free to the public as an educational service.

Meetings are held on the third TUESDAY of each month.

Our Meeting Location

Location Address

  • University of North Texas Health Science Center
  • 1000 Montgomery Street
    Education and Training Building
    Room 124
    Fort Worth, TX 76107
About the Museum

B-36 Peacemaker Museum evolved from a dedicated group of individuals who restored the last B-36 "City of Fort Worth". After restoration, the group began efforts to raise funds and support to display the mighty bomber inside a facility as required by the National Museum of the United States Air Force.

Contact Us

B-36 Peacemaker Museum Inc.
3300 Ross Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76121
   

info@b-36peacemakermuseum.org
   

(817) 905-1889
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