Captain Jerry Yellin piloted for the 78th Fighter Squadron in World War II in the Pacific theater. He is the subject of a new book by Don Brown, “The Last Fighter Pilot: The True Story of the Final Combat Mission of WWII.”
Yellin joins staff writer Bre Payton on this episode of the Federalist Radio Hour to share the events from his time before, during, and after WWII. “I served for 3 years and 10 months and it was the highlight of my life…serving my country,” Yellin said.
You can listen to their full conversation here: