Father of Tualatin Man co-piloted B-17 Flying Fortress In European Theater, Survived two air crashes in WWII

Posted on November 3, 2016 at 10:38 am

Bradley Summers

Tualatin’s Heritage Center has Summers’ WWII Memoirs, transcribed as he told his story;

48 pages of fascinating details have been sent to Library of Congress for future generations


Bradley Summers, the father of Jared Summers who lives on the Tualatin Summers family farm established by his grandfather, John Robert Summers, survived two air crashes while co-piloting B-17 Flying Fortresses in WWII. Jarad, a teacher at Hazelbrook Middle School is the only Industrial arts instructor in the Tualatin-Tigard School District.

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