During an interview in the US, Lt. Gen. Eaker talks about problems in commanding the 8th Bomber Command in England.
United States USA Date:1960 Duration:2 min 56 sec Sound:Yes
An interview of United States Air Force Lieutenant General Ira Eaker conducted by Dr. Maurer in the United States. General Eaker talks about major problems in organizing and commanding the 8th Bomber Command in 1942. They landed in England. Getting air bases , missiles, barracks, hospitals, runways and other equipment from the British was the basis for the organization. Different area commanders reported to them and kept no secrets from them. He talks about the development of defensive tactics against the enemy and modifying the equipment according to needs.
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