World War II veteran Don Russell shares his story of service and sacrifice while serving in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II and after. Learn what it was like to live in America during the war and be inspired to enlist and join the Allied effort. Find out about basic training and serving as a gunner on a B-17. See images and newsreel footage from the time and hear excerpts from Mr. Russell’s letters back home to his family. Encourage you students to write their own stories inspired by the powerful stories of Mr. Russell.