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Rich knew his father had never flown a B — in World War II, he had been a navigator on a C cargo plane flying the Burma Hump — and so he asked what was so special about the piece. In this interview for the Washington PostBeser was asked if he would do it again. He couldn't look at the detonation of the bombs because he was charged with monitoring for outside signals that could have detonated the bomb early and monitoring for signals of the proper detonation.
World War I, an international conflict that in —18 embroiled most of the nations of Europe along….