John Braden Baird, S/Sgt, USAAF, 8th AF, B-17 Waist Gunner.
John did a 2 hour and 35 minute Oral History Interview about his time in service for the 8th AFHS-Mn, which is available on DVD. He also has written up some of his 8th AF experiences and missions, which are on the Minnesota's Greatest Generation website at the Minnesota Historical Society.
John has also been featured in an MPR article about his grandfather. Click Here.
This project has been made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the vote of Minnesotans on November 4, 2008. Administered by the Minnesota Historical Society.