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by cobytreadway
Sat May 23, 2015 8:03 am
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: USN MIA March 22 1944
Replies: 7
Views: 7152

Re: USN MIA March 22 1944

I think I have found it. PBY5 08522, part of VP-33, of Black Cats fame, was shot down on the night of March 11/12, 1944 during operations over Hollandia. Interestingly, I have read that the crew was believed to have survived the crash only to be executed by the Japanese. The plane was piloted by LTJ...
by cobytreadway
Wed May 20, 2015 8:49 am
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: USN MIA March 22 1944
Replies: 7
Views: 7152

Re: USN MIA March 22 1944

I uncovered another piece of the puzzle last night. Another member of the flight crew was AO3 John Mihalik of Beaver County Pennsylvania. Still no flight information, plane type, pilot, or squadron, though.

Coby Treadway
by cobytreadway
Tue May 19, 2015 6:07 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: USN MIA March 22 1944
Replies: 7
Views: 7152

USN MIA March 22 1944

Hello, I'm new to the forum and I was wondering if anyone had any information about the loss of ARM2 William Lee Treadway Jr.? He was reported missing on March 22, 1944 and his name is on the missing memorial in Manila. I have no idea what kind of plane he crewed or who the pilot was. I have read th...