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by Alien_Aviator
Mon Feb 09, 2009 9:51 am
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: F-4U-1 Corsair, January 20,1944, Maj. Marion R. McCown Jr.,
Replies: 3
Views: 2078

Re: F-4U-1 Corsair, January 20,1944, Maj. Marion R. McCown Jr.,

The F4U-1 Bureau Number is 17448 Maj. McCowan Military ID is 9610 He was flying with VMF-312 when ha was KIA. He was MIA on 20 January 1944 Link for Military ID: http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/WWII_MIA/MAR_M_M.HTM Link for BU and VMF Unit: http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/USN/LLjan44.htm With his mi...
by Alien_Aviator
Sat Jan 24, 2009 1:01 pm
Forum: Warbirds & Restorations
Topic: Vought retirees find, restore World War II Corsair fighter
Replies: 0
Views: 1701

Vought retirees find, restore World War II Corsair fighter

They taken a few liberties in the reconstruction, but Godbless individuals like this! DALLAS — After four years of painstaking labor, artisans of the Vought Aircraft Retirees Club have restored an icon of U.S. aviation history, a World War II-vintage F4U Corsair fighter plane.......Vought retirees, ...
by Alien_Aviator
Tue Jan 29, 2008 4:05 am
Forum: Veterans
Topic: Ralph Robinson VMF-211
Replies: 1
Views: 3972

Ralph Robinson VMF-211

I am looking for any information on Lt. Ralph Robinson (USMC). He would have been stationed with VMF-211 on Palmyra in February 1943. At this time he was flying F4F-4.

Thanks
by Alien_Aviator
Sun Nov 25, 2007 7:47 am
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: B-25D, 41-29701
Replies: 2
Views: 2663

Please see the following

It looks like 1st Lt. Terrance J. Carey could have been on the B-25D. He is listed in the DPMO's missing persons database. Link: http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/WWII_MIA/AAF_M_C.HTM The date listed differes from that you provided and is most likely that when 1st Lt. Terrance J. Carey was offically declared...
by Alien_Aviator
Fri Nov 02, 2007 7:22 am
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: SNJ bureau number 26458 (Palmyra, Feb. 25, 1943
Replies: 2
Views: 3160

Both reports provide no information on the F4F that collided with the SNJ or the pilot of this aircraft. I have recently researched the VMF-211 Unit Recordss available through the Nation Archives, NARA-II College Park Maryland. The pilot of the F4F-4 was Lt Ralph Robinson flying F4F-4 Bureau Number...
by Alien_Aviator
Sun Sep 30, 2007 5:37 pm
Forum: Veterans
Topic: William C. Livingood, VMF - 213 Flight Surgeon
Replies: 0
Views: 2573

William C. Livingood, VMF - 213 Flight Surgeon

I received the email below on Friday: I wanted to pass this in formation on to you and thank you for your help in pulling together information related to VMF-213. I have added my father’s obituary to the web site with his records and several pictures. http://www.johnlivingood.com/doclivingoodsrecord...
by Alien_Aviator
Tue Aug 21, 2007 8:06 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: SNJ bureau number 26458 (Palmyra, Feb. 25, 1943
Replies: 2
Views: 3160

SNJ bureau number 26458 (Palmyra, Feb. 25, 1943

SNJ bureau number 26458 SNJ bureau number 26458 was involved in a mid air collision with a F4F-4 in the Palmyra/Line Island area on 25 February 1943. My father’s cousin, PFC George A Burlingame Jr (USMCR) was riding in the rear gunner’s seat. The pilot, Lt Bruce Ffoulkes, survived by bailing out, Ge...