WW II bomber pilot at Tuesday's American Legion meeting

Friday, March 3, 2017

B-17 Bomber flying over Richmond Beach
Photo by Wayne Pridemore

The American Legion Post 227 in Shoreline will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday evening, March 7, 2017. The meeting will feature an engaging example of heroism in WW II.

Post member Dwight Stevens will tell of his arrival in England on June 7, 1944, the day after D-DAY, to join the 8th Air Force.

As a B-17 pilot, he flew sorties over most of Europe and also Russia. His 33 completed raids were often tense and harrowing.

Dwight Stevens
Photo by Diane Hettrick
The public is welcome to come hear Dwight's remarkable stories. Bring veterans, friends, relatives, neighbors to hear these living history accounts. There will be time for questions at the end.

The meeting will be held at Post 227, located at 14521 17th Ave NE, Shoreline 98155, (at the corner of NE 146th St and 17th Ave NE).

A social, meet and greet time is held from 6:30pm to 7:00pm. The meeting starts at 7:00pm sharp and refreshments will be served after the presentation.

Come early so you can check out the Post library that contains many militarily related books, video tapes and DVDs. People in the community can borrow, use and return any of these items at no charge and are encouraged to stay for the program as well. Post 227 members look forward to seeing you on March 7.


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