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While trying to find information about the pilots who flew “Sabotage Jr.” I was . . . curious as to where and/or how photographs were acquired by participants during WWII.
The 1stCCG is supposed to have had an unapproved unit insignia during WWII. Does anyone have a period photo or uniform patch that would support the actualexistence of this emblem while serving in the CBI?
I am researching my father's military records to make a memorial for him to hang on my wall with ribbons patches etc. According his Discharge Papers he belonged to the 329th Depot Repair Sqdn., 81st Air Depot Group...in Luzon, New Guinea.
I'm trying to find information on my grandfather. We've recently came across a family photo album and there are pictures of him next to and in p-38's and p-40's. The information on photos is Gusap, NG, Oro Bay, Milne Bay, Hollandia & a few others.
There have been numerous variations of the 322dTCS's unofficial WWII unit insignia. I'm currently looking for the most common example of this design to replicate in Vol.VI of my Battle Colors book series.
Hi all I am trying to help a friend out he is trying to find information on a B-17 that crashed in Hampshire, England. Near to a town to where a friend of mine lives is Alresford in Hampshire. There has always been stories about a fully loaded B17 crashing by the lake just to the east of the town
On June 6, 1944, my father Charles C Bass, Jr., piloted a CG4a Waco Glider during Mission Elmira. According to my father, his glider came under considerable machine gun fire, partially disabling flight controls.
I just joined this forum and I take the chance to share with you this piece of history that I keep in my garage for long time now. It should be a piece coming from the frame of a B-24 aircraft, it is about 59 inches long x 55 inches wide.
I'm looking for any info on my grandfather, Arch Fomby. I'd love to know the B-29 he flew on and the crew and maybe some photos. I believe he was in the 21st Bomb Squadron, 501st Bomb group, 315th bomb wing.
Here's a map from the AFHRA that shows airfields in North Africa foro Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia in July 1944.