Donald Stoulil, B-17 Pilot, 8th AF, 303rd BG, 359th Sq.

Don Stoulil (left) and Vince Parker (right) answering questions after the  WWII Round Table presentation at Ft. Snelling, May 12, 2011.
 
Donald Stoulil, B-17 Pilot, USAAF 8th AF, 303rd and 305th Bomb Groups, 359th Bomb Squadron,
From Olivia, Mn; 215th Mn Nat. Guard Anti-aircraft coastal artillery regiment; Feb. 1941 California training; Kodiak, Alaska; Volunteered for Flight Training; June 1942 California and New Mexico training; Arrived with crew in England Oct. 1942;
Don's April 29, 1944 mission with General Travis is described in  Robert J. Mrazek's book To Kingdom Come (2011) pp. 282-285.
 
"Lt. Col. Donald Stoulil joined the Army Air Corps in June of 1942. He was assigned to 395th Squadron, 303rd Bomb Group, Molesworth, England where he flew 31 missions, including two over D-Day. He received the Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters and a Distinguished Unit Citation. He also served one and a half years during the Korean War." (Source: Air Expo 2002 Heroes and Kegends event program.)
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