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A/C Last Three Digits (peterDuck)

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Does anyone know the official reason the last three digits of the aircrafts serial number were used for aircraft identification? For instance, mission/interrogation reports listed the A/C no. by the last three. Also, when were the last three painted on ai..

ROGER FREEMAN PHOTO COLLECTION ONLINE (shooshoobaby)

Friday, June 27, 2014

THE AMERICAN AIR MUSEUM IN DUXFORD , ENGLAND IS DEVELOPING A NEW WEBSITETO BE LAUNCHED IN SEPTEMBER. ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS WILL BE 13,000 PRINTSAND SLIDES FROM THE ROGER FREEMAN COLLECTION THAT INCLUDES BOTH THE 8THAND 9TH AIR FORCES.CHEERS,MIKE..

RAF airman buried in Arlington (Alex Smart)

Monday, June 16, 2014

Hello,This was something that I looked at a week or so ago.AC2c POBERAJ, Alojz -722157 - RAF.Buried along with others at Arlington.From the www I found that all were aboard a C-47 that crashed into mountains in Greece on the night of 9/10th September 1944..

"Shady Lady" F-6D 109th TRS, 67th TRG info needed (Mustangmaniac)

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Hello guys, I'm new to this website, so I hope I'm starting in the right place. I'm looking for information on one particular F-6D Mustang. The F-6D I'm looking for information on is "Shady Lady" of the 109th TRS, 67th TRG, I think that a few others an..

381st Bombardment Group Missions and News Coverage (ddeardorff)

Thursday, April 18, 2013

I visited this site a couple years ago to find information on my uncle, 2nd Lt. L.D. Walker of the 533rd Squadron. I was most grateful for what I found. Since then I have been producing a daily news record of the war at Free Republic. Today, for example, ..