World War II Experiences
"Timeless Voices" Oral History Project

Interview with

Lt. Robert Beckley, 398th Bomb Group Navigator
600th/601st Squadron, Eighth Air Force

  1. The Robert J. Beckley, 398th Navigator, 600th/601st Squadron Video Interview runs 44 minutes 42 seconds.
  2. Robert. J. Beckley, 398th Navigator - 600th/601st Squadron Audio Interview Transcription - open to read along while watching the video.
  3. Lt. Robert J. Beckley was the Navigator on Linn Rogers's 600th/601st Squadron crew. Initially they were in the 600th but reassigned to 601st on August 26, 1944 after about 7 missions. Note: In the interview Bob mistakenly says he was in the 601st and was then transferred to the 602nd
  4. To play the video above, hover over the black viewing box to display the control bar then click on the play button. Additional information can be found on our Timeless Voices index page under Getting Connected.
See also:
  1. Rogers' Crew - 601st Squadron - 10 September 1944
  2. Lt. Robert J. Beckley, Navigator, 600th/601st Combat Diary
  3. Return to 398th Timeless Voices Interviews