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Looking for information on SSgt Donald H. Crawford, 93rd Bomb group (jengari)

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

My grandfather SSgt Donald H. Crawford was in the 93rd bomb group, 328th squadron. He was a waist gunner on the B24H # 42-73507 that left formation and landed in Holland on January 30, 1944. He was then MIA and was hidden in homes through Belgium as part ..

Can you ID these medals? (bobholland)

Monday, October 27, 2014

Attached photo is of my uncle's posthumous burial uniform (KIA 1944 interment 1999). I am trying to ID the three medals below the purple heart award. I think the yellow one is the Asian Pacific Campaign Medal. He was KIA in the South Pacific. Any help is ..

42-30066 Mugwump (Karl Gustav Danielsson)

Friday, October 24, 2014

I am trying to trace the activities of subj A/C. Oct 30 1944 it crashed as an Aphrodite/Castor drone outside Trollhättan, Sweden, wher I live. So far I know its early history, until Aug 15 1943, when it landed in Algeria, after the Regensburg mission, rep..

15th AAF Escape, Evasion, and Repatriation Reports (vathra)

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Hello, I am doing research on rescued american airmen from Yugoslavia.Majority of airmen that were rescued from Yugoslavia are from 15th AAF that flew from Italy.Unfortuately, these records are not available on-line, like for 8th AAF. They are located in ..

Which camera's ? (olympusman)

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Which type of camera's did the P-38/F-5 carry ? Busy to search info about missions carried by F-5 during the Bulge, especially around Bastogne..