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by norge
Sun Mar 18, 2007 12:41 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Adios Adios Ados Amigos
Replies: 3
Views: 3350

Adios Adios Ados Amigos

Have to leave this board because of all the DAMN SPAM
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by norge
Fri Mar 02, 2007 11:24 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: News Article: Japanese Comfort Women
Replies: 3
Views: 3404

The Japanese will do exactly what they have done for the last 62 years when it comes to an apology, " NOTHING" especially when it comes to WORLD WAR 2. Do you think the USA will ruffle the feathers of their friends Japan NO WAY!!!!! Japan looks down on woman as second class citizens and always have....
by norge
Tue Feb 27, 2007 7:14 pm
Forum: Member Profiles
Topic: About me Norge
Replies: 0
Views: 2489

About me Norge

Hi Friends I am a retired gent 77 years old. I served four years in the United States Navy first on shore and flight duty and flying out over the south Atlantic on ASW duty and then transferred to a carriers and flying in the north Atlantic tracking Russian Submarines. I went to air gunnery school a...
by norge
Sun Feb 18, 2007 12:41 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Sergeant pilots
Replies: 1
Views: 2232

Sergeant pilots

In the Pacific theatre, were there many Sergeant Pilots flying against the Japanese? I know between Australia and New Zealand there were 13,000 men who became Sergeant Pilots.
Harry
by norge
Tue Nov 14, 2006 10:29 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Spitfires and Hurricanes
Replies: 4
Views: 4594

Thank you much Rod
Best regards
Harry
by norge
Fri Nov 10, 2006 2:19 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Spitfires and Hurricanes
Replies: 4
Views: 4594

Spitfires and Hurricanes

Were these two aircraft used against the Japanese Zero and how did they fare in dogfights? I would assume they would have been flown by Australian and New Zealand pilots mostly.
Harry ex-USN AIR COMBAT CREWMAN
by norge
Tue Oct 10, 2006 12:58 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Education
Replies: 3
Views: 3630

Excellant web site Colin. Tonight I will spend my evening checking it out
Harry
by norge
Sun Sep 24, 2006 4:54 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: Search for HMAS Sydney Sailor
Replies: 13
Views: 10706

Das ist alles
by norge
Fri Sep 15, 2006 10:38 pm
Forum: Warbirds & Restorations
Topic: what do I need to do?
Replies: 8
Views: 9399

Hi_stik
If you are near Midland Texas, you can contact the Confederate Air force (The name has neen change from Confederate to a new name)
Harry
by norge
Sat Sep 09, 2006 10:18 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: Search for HMAS Sydney Sailor
Replies: 13
Views: 10706

Very interesting Daniel. I am curious why he was buried in a unmarked grave. Even just a marker would do the job. I have it arranged that when I pass away (I am 77 years old) I will be cremated and my urn will be shipped to the Naval base at Norfolk, Va and when they have enough urns they will be pu...
by norge
Tue Sep 05, 2006 11:16 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: New Guinea
Replies: 1
Views: 5280

New Guinea

Is New Guinea part of or associated with New Guinea or is it a country by itself
Harry
by norge
Wed Aug 30, 2006 3:10 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-24/C-109 wreck on the Hump
Replies: 19
Views: 12564

That really amazes me that over 600 aircraft was lost flying over the hump. During Korea I flew with two enlisted pilots and the Chief told me he flew C-53s over the hump and did lose many of his buddies but he did not tell me it was that bad. After a while he was promoted to LT. and transferred to ...
by norge
Mon Jun 26, 2006 8:40 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: Women pilots is WW2 WASPS
Replies: 2
Views: 3257

Thanks much Daniel.
A short while ago, one of the Wasps passed away in my town and it did show how many about died in WW2 and it was very close to your answer
but in my old age I could not remember
Thanks again
Harry
by norge
Mon Jun 26, 2006 4:56 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: Women pilots is WW2 WASPS
Replies: 2
Views: 3257

Women pilots is WW2 WASPS

Can someone refresh me on the amount of womem pilots killed in WW2
WASPS I seem to remember there were quite a few
Thanks Friends
Harry
by norge
Fri Jun 16, 2006 8:48 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Recover them Yes or No
Replies: 58
Views: 59310

Hi Chris
The one good thing our Captain on our ship did was to give you liberty (day off) on your birthday unless off course we were out to sea
one Old swabby
Harry