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From a A-36 crash site: Dewey Gossett (Salerno 1943)

Monday, July 21, 2014

Someone can help us to identify those fragments? Thanks...

Lt Mckeon and "Lady liberty" (Raphaƫl)

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Hello, would anyone information on Lt. Eugene F Mckeon navigator on the "Lady Liberty" B 24 42-72875 during his crash on 11/13/44? thank you...

Cloyd Clemons: 81st Troop Carrier Squadron KIA 24 March 1945 (Kate Cuneo)

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Crew information:Capt. William M. Frye Jr., pilot. From Kelly Lake, Minnesota. Killed March 24, 1945 (Operation VARSITY).2nd LT. Willard R. Cooke Jr., co-pilot. From Galveston, Texas. Killed March 24, 1945 (Operation VARSITY).1st. Lt. Eugene R. Davis Jr.,..

Another waste of money AFHRA (Billysgirl)

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Well fine, I just wasted another $60 on discs from AFHRA (B0194 & B0195) hoping to find what missions/planes my dad flew. These were really bad - many pages completely unreadable. There are some awesome bomb photos.Does anyone know how or where to get..

3rd Bomb. Group/19th Bomb Squadron Help (LoriH)

Friday, May 30, 2014

Hoping some folks out there can help me with some information. My grandfather, Harold Auvenshine, was a navigator on a B-25 that was in Italy. Being somewhat of a hoarder, which is good for us, he kept everything of his military career. I have all the ori..