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Looking for info on Dad. 1st Sergeant, Army Air corp. (Sleeman)

Thursday, September 18, 2014

I'm a new-be. Looking for info on my father in law and VA can't help. Please direct me if you can.. I do have his dog tag numbers but didn't think u would need it now. He enlisted in 1940 and discharged 6months after the end of war. Was 1st Sergeant, ..

B-24J "Starduster" (Maty12)

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Hello, I'm Maty and I'm new here. Anyway, I make paintschemes for IL-2 1946 portraying real life (Or often movie) airplanes. I usually do the B-25J-1, but I'm trying my hand at B-24s. Anyway, I've been looking for a certain B-24 for sometime, and someone ..

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..