JOURNEY TO ROYAL: A WWII RESCUE MISSION tells the story of Lt. Royal Stratton, a WWII rescue pilot with the 4th Emergency Rescue Squadron, who led a mission to save the lives of nine downed airmen adrift in perilous waters of a war-torn South Pacific. Flying unarmed into the path of the enemy, members of the 4th E.R.S. intersected with pivotal turning points of the war and relied upon their wits, skill, and fortitude to survive. Gripping action combined with historical imagery, showcase the valor of this squadron who faced overwhelming odds to bring their brothers home.
During the Second World War,
the 4th Emergency Rescue Squadron was stationed on the Mariana Islands of the South Pacific. Its crews policed flight paths searching for B-29 bombers in jeopardy and downed airmen in need of rescue in the open ocean of this war-torn theatre.
4th EMERGENCY RESCUE SQUADRON