Wednesday, Apri l 9 at 7 PM at Diamond
Flight Center, Hangar # 49 at the Spanish Fork Airport
Kenny Kemp has the col lect ion of memorabi l ia that recounts his f a ther’s h i s tor y as a young man enter ing the U. S. Army Air Corp to t r ain and f ly a B24 bomber in the war against Japan. Mr. Kemp has put together a great book titled Flying with the Flak Pak that brings to u s the event s of h i s f a ther ’ s life and a review of the events of WWI I. W hat was it l ike du r ing those war years as a young man and a bomber pilot will be discussed in our evening program.
To quote f rom the back of Kenny Kemp’s Flak Pak book, what was it like…
To solo ten hours af ter your f irst airplane r ide?
To be given the cont rols of the most complex aircraft in the world?
To f ly 12 hour missions – often at night, almost always over water – to f ind a target a mile square?
To see clouds of f lak bur st ing around you, put ting out the sun?
To wonder if the gl int on the hor i zon is a squadron of Zeroes headed your way?
To wa t ch you r f r ie nd s t a ke - off and wonder if you’ll see them again? To be a hero and not know it? This is going to be a fascinating evening and we are so pr ivileged to sha r e h i s f a the r ’ s s t o r y and sc rapbook wi th u s. Ever yon e is welcome to at tend this f ree event, although seating is limited to about 60 people.