65 Lt Col William Edwin Dyess
This episode, is released just after the 75th anniversary of the escape of ten US POWs, from the Davao Penal Colony. The man made famous for escaping was Lt. Col. William Ed Dyess. A fighter pilot who not only fought in the air, but during the defence of Bataan led and amphibious assault as an infantryman. Joining me to tell us the story of ‘Ed Dyess’ is John Lukacs, who is fighting to get Dyess awarded the Medal of Honor; and keeping his memory alive with the website 4-4-43.com.