Norman Bussel

Norman Bussel was a technical sergeant in the USAF. On April 29, 1944, he was shot down over Berlin and held prisoner at Stalag Luft. A year later, he was liberated by General Patton's tank corps, but would spend the next several decades battling the crippling effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He has testified before the House Committee on Veteran Affairs and is a leader in spreading awareness and promoting research on PTSD. Bussel lives in upstate New York.