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B-26 599th BS / 397th BG 42-96169 MIA 3 August 1944 MACR 7870 (JackyEMERY)

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Hello from France,I will be in touch with family of this crew and find all informations about this plane fall in France, near Le Mans.Thank you for your help...

51st Fighter Group/Squadron Codes (Bob Watkins)

Friday, August 8, 2014

I've run into something of a speed bump on this topic.I'm including a partial list of sources, each showing the numerical sequencesattributed to the respective squadrons...and they all vary. The numbersin parenthesis refer to only three of several researc..

Lt Stanley A. Kusy 525 BS #1 (one1)

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Ceremony honoring Lt Kusy on the anniversary of his death in Belgium...

Unkown US Airman POW Killed Oct 3, 1944 (PFF)

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Unknown US Airman killed near Giessen OCt 3, 1944http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J%C3%BCrgen_Stroop Any idea who he was?..

574th Air Service Group - Your knowledge & help much appreciated (D. Morsefield)

Saturday, August 2, 2014

I'm the son of a WWII 8th Air Force vet (DECEASED). I'm attempting to honor him with the restoration of his Ike Jacket, but am having trouble finding the history of his service. From scrapbooks my mother kept, I know he went to AP Mechanics School in Cali..