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by DavidAmsterdam
Tue Jan 20, 2015 2:11 pm
Forum: Prisoners Of War (POW)
Topic: American pilot POW in Borneo
Replies: 5
Views: 5576

Re: American pilot POW in Borneo

Great man, thanks for looking all this up! Lot of stuff i didn't know yet... I read the 90th BG also did a lot of missions against Balikpapan. I'm still surprised that so few appear to be lost over Borneo because so many missions were flown, especially in '44/'45. Maybe the air superiority was won b...
by DavidAmsterdam
Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:06 am
Forum: Prisoners Of War (POW)
Topic: American pilot POW in Borneo
Replies: 5
Views: 5576

Re: American pilot POW in Borneo

Hi RSwank, too bad nothing turned up yet but thank you so much for your elaborate search! And for pointing out these archives and sites to me. I'm aware of the risk that I got the name wrong. Or maybe he wasn't a pilot but a crew member. I figured then the best chance would maybe be to look for a li...
by DavidAmsterdam
Sun Jan 11, 2015 5:35 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: American losses over Borneo
Replies: 2
Views: 2017

Re: American losses over Borneo

Thanks so much Bob!

Greets David
by DavidAmsterdam
Tue Jan 06, 2015 3:32 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: American losses over Borneo
Replies: 2
Views: 2017

American losses over Borneo

Hi Everybody, I'm looking for information about American aircraft lost over Borneo in 1944/1945. Does anyone know where I can find a list with aircraft numbers and crew-names? - I'm doing research in preparation of a trip to Borneo, Indonesia. My Dutch grandmother told me about an American pilot she...
by DavidAmsterdam
Fri Jan 02, 2015 1:58 pm
Forum: Prisoners Of War (POW)
Topic: American pilot POW in Borneo
Replies: 5
Views: 5576

American pilot POW in Borneo

Hi, I'm looking for information about an American pilot held prisoner in Borneo, Dutch East Indies. My Dutch grandmother was imprisoned with him, probably in the town of Bandjermasin around 1943/1944. She told me his name: David Willfinger (I don't know if this spelling is correct) Does anybody mayb...