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Trying to find information on my father in law whos records were lost (tjcarp)

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Hello , My name is Debbie and I am new to this site . I am trying to find information on my father in law for a up coming family reunion . My father in law was a world war 2 vet who served in the Army Air Force from 1943 to 1945 . His records were lost in..

B-17G 42 -102668 "Cock O' The Sky" Artwork Help (damo74)

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Hi I am wishing to model B-17G -55-BO, 42 -102668 "Cock O' The Sky" from the 447BG 710thBS and have created my own artwork to produce my own decals. Are there any learned board members who can let me know if I have the markings correct? Am looking at mode..

Another Mystery Emblem (Bob Watkins)

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Thought I would try again to see if anyone can put a name tothe emblem on the jacket in this photo.Thanks,Bob..

369 Bomb Squadron "Nose Art" research (titan)

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

I am trying to identify the "nose art" and "plane number" a crewman of the 306 BG, 369th BS, the pilot was Edward Sandini. Any and all help is greatly appreciated.Thanks, Gene..

Emblem Confirmation Help (Bob Watkins)

Sunday, December 15, 2013

The attached image is one of two unapproved designs attributed to the879thBombSqdn(VH) during WWII.I'm trying to locate anything that might confirm this emblems existenceand/or actual use during the war. Any help with this search will be appreciated. Than..