World War II Experiences
"Timeless Voices" Oral History Project

Interview with

Lt. Edward Jordan, 398th Bomb Group Pilot
603rd Squadron, Eighth Air Force

  1. The Edward Jordan, 398th Pilot - 603rd Squadron Audio Interview runs 7 minutes 43 seconds. The audio is from an original phonograph record made on October 19, 1944 shortly after Ed's return to the USA. The first 3m 45s are scratchy and may be difficult to understand. After that the recording is clearer.
  2. Edward Jordan, 398th Pilot - 603rd Squadron Audio Interview Transcription - open to read along while watching the video.
  3. Lt. Edward Jordan was the Co-pilot on Robert Hopkins' 603rd Squadron crew and later the Pilot of his own 603rd Squadron crew.
  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. Hopkins' Crew - 603rd Squadron - 28 May 1944
  2. Jordan's Crew - 603rd Squadron - 16 August 1944
  3. Edward Jordan, 398th Pilot - 603rd Squadron - pdf download of the above transcription
  4. Lt. Edward C. Jordan - The War Years, Co-Pilot and Pilot by Dave Jordan
  5. Jordan's Missions and Full Crew Listing - downloadable pdf table of all 28 Lt. E.C. Jordan combat missions from 9 May to 3 September 1944. Lt. Jordan flew with a variety of pilots and later had his own crew. Compiled by Dave Jordan. Prints best on legal size paper.
  6. Return to 398th Timeless Voices Interviews