Tag Archives: World War 2

An Australian Adventure – Marty Powers, USAF

Wow – what a story we have for you today.

Click here to download the remarkable story of Maurice Marty Powers of New York, who was posted to the Australian outback when serving as a gunner in the Army Air Corps of America during World War II.

martyHis gripping Australian adventure takes him from Harlem to Darwin, Australia and from Borneo to California …

His story is told with humour and humility – we can all be proud of this man bearing the Powers surname.


Bill Andrews Power – Escape from Denmark

Go and have a read of the remarkable story of W.A. Power, from Newry, Co. Down, who having been shot down over occupied Denmark in World War 2, successfully escaped to Sweden and back to Britain.

Click here for the story on the BBC’s website.