The Canastota Public Library will host a special interview with WWII veteran Boyd Paquin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 22.
A bombardier in the Eight Air Force 2490th Bomber Group, 851st Squadron, Paquin flew 30 total missions including three on D-Day over France. He flew 10 missions in a B-24 before flying 20 missions in a B-17. Paquin was transferred to Texas to train Brazilian cadets after he completed his 30th mission in December 1944.
Paquin returned home following the war, attended Colgate University and then taught in local school districts until 1967. Madison County Historian Matthew Urtz will interview Paquin.
There is no charge for this event. The Canastota Public Library is located at 102 West Center St., Canastota. For more information, call 315-366-2453.