Farm Boy and Farm Girl Heroes from Northern Illinois in World War II
In Chapter 3, of my new book The Last Flight of the Daisy Mae, I point out that the eleven handsome fly boys in their B-24 were only a small part of a united team at home. Chapter 3 takes place in Northern Illinois and the following thirty minute movie shows you the farmers and their crucial work, not only feeding the country but also feeding the world.
You witness how these brave men, women, and children adapt to the conditions and do remarkable work. This video takes place on farms familiar to me and my family in Northern Illinois…
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