Bob Cardenas – B-24 Pilot – 44th Bomb Group – POW

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Bob CardenasBob served as a test pilot, and after agitating until he was posted to combat duty, as a B-24 pilot in the 44th Bomb Group. He was shot down on his 20th mission in the south of Germany and was interned in Switzerland after swimming across Lake Constance.

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Date of Interview: April 3, 2011

Interviewers: Heather Steele

Format: Standard Definition Video

Length: 150 minutes

Bob Honored by San Diego’s Air & Space Museum

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