The RAW Interviews Charles Chauncey

Charles Chauncey was a 1941 graduate of Chanute High School, He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps in December 1942 and was called into service February 1943. He first flew B-17s and then, as one of the top 10 of his graduating class, was sent to McCook, Neb., for flying the B-29s. His plane was named Goin' Jesse. Goin' Jessie became something of a legend among B-29 circles. The Wichita-built plane was named "the top-performing B-29 in the Pacific." Length 37:00.