Charlton Heston enlisted in the United States Army Air Forces in 1944. He served for two years as a radio operator and aerial gunner aboard a B-25 Mitchell stationed in the Alaskan Aleutian Islands with the Eleventh Air Force. He reached the rank of Staff Sergeant.
Charlton Heston - Film - True story, this guy knocks on the cockpit door and the pilots thought it was me... and unlocked the door. You wouldn't believe the look on their faces when "Mosses" walked in (this was pre- 911) BTW ... bad rug... tee hee