Description:Mr. Zapf served as a radio operator on a B-29 based on Tinian during World War II. After being shotdown on 8/8/45, Zapf and his surviving crewmates endured captivity at the hands of the Japanese and were held in Hiroshima shortly after the atomic bomb had destroyed most of the city.
Zapf, Martin L.
- Links to Oral History Sessions: Zapf, Martin L. (October 25, 2005)
- Conflict(s): World War II
- Military Branch & Unit: Army Air Forces
- Theater(s): Pacific