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by WWMc
Wed Dec 03, 2014 11:30 am
Forum: Pacific Wrecks Updates & Information
Topic: B-25 Aircrew Individual Firearms?
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B-25 Aircrew Individual Firearms?

I'm a licensed collector of curio and relic firearms. So far my collection consists of WWI and WWII era battle rifles. Did the aircrew on board Mitchells have individual side arms. If so, that could open up a new field of interest for me.
by WWMc
Wed Nov 26, 2014 4:38 pm
Forum: Member Profiles
Topic: New to the forum as WWMc
Replies: 0
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New to the forum as WWMc

I have just registered under a new screen name and e-mail address, because efforts to revive my former screen name failed. I live in Columbia, Maryland. I am the nephew of a B-25C turret gunner whose Mitchell was shot down over Papua NG on July 26, 1942 with all crew members lost. After more than a ...
by WWMc
Wed Nov 26, 2014 2:52 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: F/O Edward Thompson Mobsby finally awarded Silver Star
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Re: F/O Edward Thompson Mobsby finally awarded Silver Star

My uncle, CPL Walter N. Cook Jr, was the upper turret gunner on Mobsby's B-25. Several years ago I made contact with Mobsby's daughter and shared my research on the July 26, 1942 shoot down and the recovery of his remains in May 1943. Three unidentified sets of remains were recovered at the same tim...