Warbird Radio Presents – The James Kunkle Story!

KunkleWARBIRD RADIO – Nearly everyone has imagined what they would do in “the clinch” — the time where circumstances demanded positive, selfless action, right NOW.  Nearly everyone, sees themselves in the role of the hero.   It’s a human fantasy that has fueled popular entertainment for centuries.

Jim Kunkle’s story is no different.  In a nutshell, upon discovering his formation was about to be attacked by a superior number of enemy fighters, and unable to warn the rest, turned his P-38 into the attack in an effort to disrupt the blow.  Listen as host John Mollison talks with James Kunkle (370th Fighter Group) about a fateful moment over German skies in September of 1944.

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