Nine of the 10 crewmen from Vaughn's B-17 Bomber, the "Speed Ball," survived the crash into the English Channel at 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 31, 1944. Seven froze to death while drifting in rafts all night.
Nine of the 10 crewmen from Vaughn's B-17 Bomber, the "Speed Ball," survived the crash into the English Channel at 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 31, 1944. Seven froze to death while drifting in rafts all night.
Nine of the 10 crewmen from Vaughn's B-17 Bomber, the "Speed Ball," survived the crash into the English Channel at 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 31, 1944. Seven froze to death while drifting in rafts all night.

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