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by PADutchman
Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:29 pm
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: Radio transcripts of the Aussie Coast Watchers
Replies: 1
Views: 1902

Radio transcripts of the Aussie Coast Watchers

Does anyone know if there are any documents or logs that were kept of the Radio transcripts of the Aussie Coast Watchers? My friends' loved ones were shot down on February 1, 1943, they were on the crews of the last three B-17s of the 11 BGH. It is believed that an Australian Coast Watcher may have...
by PADutchman
Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:23 pm
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: Online chronology of WW II
Replies: 1
Views: 2265

Re: Online chronology of WW II

I looked at your posting and it included the downing of THREE B-17S from my father's 11 TH BGH on February 1, 1943. All three planes were lost and their crews, sad however not uncommon in the Pacific Theater. I often wonder if any one appreciates the AIR FORCES OF OUR ALLIES AND AMERICA THAT fought ...
by PADutchman
Sat May 11, 2013 8:24 pm
Forum: Veterans
Topic: A family member of the 11 TH BGH sent me this.
Replies: 2
Views: 2815

Re: A family member of the 11 TH BGH sent me this.

in the New Hebrides photo.
by PADutchman
Sat May 11, 2013 8:21 pm
Forum: Veterans
Topic: A family member of the 11 TH BGH sent me this.
Replies: 2
Views: 2815

Re: A family member of the 11 TH BGH sent me this.

Towards the end of the DVD this photo is shown, it is a photo my father brought back with him from 1942 in the New Hebrides.
by PADutchman
Sat May 11, 2013 8:17 pm
Forum: Veterans
Topic: A family member of the 11 TH BGH sent me this.
Replies: 2
Views: 2815

A family member of the 11 TH BGH sent me this.

A family member of the 11 TH BGH the 42 Squadron sent me this you tube. I contacted Ken Crothers a Armorer in the 11 TH BGH during WWII who was also President of the Unit Association for some years. Ken was so surprised to see this on Youtube as President he had been on a Committee that contracted ...
by PADutchman
Mon Jun 25, 2012 10:57 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: USS Ward
Replies: 2
Views: 1240

Re: USS Ward

This link should give you a number of hits to photos of the USS Ward.

Had a miss spelling in my first posting.

http://nz.bing.com/search?q=uss+ward+ph ... p=2&sk=AS1
by PADutchman
Mon Jun 25, 2012 10:53 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: USS Ward
Replies: 2
Views: 1240

Re: USS Ward

This link should give you a number of hits to photos of the USS War.

http://nz.bing.com/search?q=uss+ward+ph ... p=2&sk=AS1
by PADutchman
Sun May 13, 2012 6:56 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: History of the USS Sculpin SS191
Replies: 7
Views: 2173

Re: History of the USS Sculpin SS191

Sealion, Are you referring to the USA when stating this country has changed? I ask because it has been my experience volunteering in several of our local Elementary Schools not only the students have learned less US History so have their teachers. My father was at Hickam on 12/7/1941 and I mentioned...
by PADutchman
Thu Dec 08, 2011 11:05 pm
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: Here is a link to a GREAT Book all in the very words from th
Replies: 0
Views: 1230

Here is a link to a GREAT Book all in the very words from th

Here is a link to a GREAT Book all in the very words from the very WWII Veterans as they spoke them to by David Venditta

http://articles.mcall.com/​2010-11-08/n ... ns-affairs
by PADutchman
Wed May 04, 2011 9:24 am
Forum: Pacific Wrecks Updates & Information
Topic: B17 bombers
Replies: 7
Views: 6745

Re: B17 bombers

There is a famous Christian Woman Author who has written a great number of war stories of her family who served in the Eighth AAC. One of her relatives, I believe an Uncle was on one of these bombers and I have a copy of their orders with him listed. I sent it to her Web Site and she was so excited ...
by PADutchman
Wed May 04, 2011 12:15 am
Forum: Pacific Wrecks Updates & Information
Topic: B17 bombers
Replies: 7
Views: 6745

Re: B17 bombers

You should be able to look up most of the serial number on this site.

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

I have a few more files if you PM with your email address I will send them to you.
by PADutchman
Mon Apr 25, 2011 4:17 pm
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: I had to scan this to 6 files so people could receive it
Replies: 0
Views: 975

I had to scan this to 6 files so people could receive it

I had to scan this to 6 files so people could receive but now a great person and friend put it all into one single file. It you go to this site read the text and it will tell you how to download the entire book HICKAM BOMBER 1942 printed just months after the Attack. My father kept a copy somehow th...
by PADutchman
Mon Feb 21, 2011 12:05 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17 41-2443 Crashes at Oahu Easter Sunday
Replies: 2
Views: 1489

Re: B-17 41-2443 Crashes at Oahu Easter Sunday

This is the B-17 41-2443 that crashed on 4/5/1942 coming back from a patrol of the Hawaiian Islands.
by PADutchman
Mon Feb 21, 2011 12:02 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17 41-2443 Crashes at Oahu Easter Sunday
Replies: 2
Views: 1489

Re: B-17 41-2443 Crashes at Oahu Easter Sunday

Here are the names of the crew from an earlier, some of them died on 4/5/1942
by PADutchman
Mon Feb 21, 2011 12:00 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17 41-2443 Crashes at Oahu Easter Sunday
Replies: 2
Views: 1489

B-17 41-2443 Crashes at Oahu Easter Sunday

B-17 41-2443 Crashes at Oahu Easter Sunday April 5, 1942. My father is in the photo with one of it's crews. The B-17 patrolled the Hawaiian Islands after the Attack. On Easter Sunday the Field refused to turn the light on for the bomber, it crashed all the crew were killed. An hour later a Navy PBY ...