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by bstill1200
Sun Apr 09, 2006 3:53 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-24J crahed in China Dec 13, 1943
Replies: 1
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follow up since original post.....

I was able to visit the local VFW post in Lompoc this week where Rodge lived and they were kind enough to help me track down the newspaper article that the Lompoc Record wrote about the crew my grandfather served on for B-24J serial # 42-72836. Turns out the photo is the entire crew in the local vil...
by bstill1200
Sat Apr 01, 2006 3:31 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-24J crahed in China Dec 13, 1943
Replies: 1
Views: 2888

B-24J crahed in China Dec 13, 1943

I am looking for info and any pictures of the B-24J (serial # 42-72836) that my grandfather (byron collier) served as the tail gunner on. He and the rest of the crew bailed out after a mission to the Hankow airdrome after receiving major damage. All crew were recovered alive and returned to duty 9 d...