Theaternetwerk Nederland's Reel

The John McCormick Story * 29 april - Theater from Home

On February 22nd. 1945 an American B24 Liberator crashed in the fields near a town called Zoetermeer, the Netherlands. The crew of nine made it out alive and split up to find a safe hideout. Wastegunner John E. McCormick from Scanton, PA left alone. Dealing with a bitter cold without food, afraid to show himself, he eventually came in contact with the Dutch resistance. They gave him a choice: either hide and wait the war out or join and fight. John McCormick choose the latter and joined the...

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