Charles “Chick” Blakley holds picture of himself from 1942 in his apartment at the Willow Park Senior Housing in Boise. Blakley was a gunner on a B-24 during WWII. During his eighth mission, his plane was shot down over France. He was one of seven survivors.
Charles “Chick” Blakley holds picture of himself from 1942 in his apartment at the Willow Park Senior Housing in Boise. Blakley was a gunner on a B-24 during WWII. During his eighth mission, his plane was shot down over France. He was one of seven survivors. Kyle Green kgreen@idahostatesman.com
Charles “Chick” Blakley holds picture of himself from 1942 in his apartment at the Willow Park Senior Housing in Boise. Blakley was a gunner on a B-24 during WWII. During his eighth mission, his plane was shot down over France. He was one of seven survivors. Kyle Green kgreen@idahostatesman.com

Charles Blakley wasn’t in the headlines after WWII — he simply served and helped save the world

November 10, 2017 03:45 PM

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