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by PADutchman
Wed Nov 11, 2009 9:39 am
Forum: Veterans
Topic: Thank you Veterans on this Veterans Day and for
Replies: 1
Views: 3010

Thank you Veterans on this Veterans Day and for

Thank you Veterans on this Veterans Day and for everyday we live free.

I am adding a Veterans Day Calendar in Thanks to You, if you save it to a file and then you should be able to print it up.

If you have a problem send me your email address and I will send it directly to you.
by PADutchman
Sun Nov 08, 2009 8:51 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: I promised an Old WW II Veteran friend to try to help him re
Replies: 0
Views: 1724

I promised an Old WW II Veteran friend to try to help him re

I promised an Old WW II Veteran friend to try to help him remember a name, not an easy thing but, there is one thing that he does remember. During the war and this friend served in the Pacific Theater in the Army Air Corp/Force, he heard of a Radioman who was a POW of both the Germans and Japanese b...
by PADutchman
Wed Nov 04, 2009 10:12 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17E # 41-2443
Replies: 10
Views: 8502

Re: B-17E # 41-2443

This link will take you to the Memorial held for AAC B-17 41-2443.

http://hiavps.com/Cox%20B-17E.htm
by PADutchman
Wed Nov 04, 2009 10:07 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17E # 41-2443
Replies: 10
Views: 8502

Re: B-17E # 41-2443

Sgt. Mathias Donart in this earlier photo was on B-17 41-2443 the day it crashed.
by PADutchman
Wed Nov 04, 2009 9:58 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17E # 41-2443
Replies: 10
Views: 8502

Re: B-17E # 41-2443

Here are the names for the photo of B-17 41-2443.
by PADutchman
Wed Nov 04, 2009 9:56 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17E # 41-2443
Replies: 10
Views: 8502

Re: B-17E # 41-2443

Photo of the plane and some of the crew, possibly 12/10/1941. My father is R.A.H. JR.
by PADutchman
Wed Nov 04, 2009 9:49 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17E # 41-2443
Replies: 10
Views: 8502

Re: B-17E # 41-2443

My father flew on some of the patrols around Hawaii on this B-17 after the Attack on Hickam on 12/7/1941. He had been stationed at Hickam on 12/7/1941. We have a photo of him with Lt. Cox and some of the crew. A couple years ago his niece asked me if my father ever said anything about the Base Comma...
by PADutchman
Thu Oct 02, 2008 9:21 pm
Forum: Member Profiles
Topic: Greetings,
Replies: 1
Views: 3239

Greetings,

My father had first enlisted in the 11 Field Artillery Battery C in 1937 at Schofield Barracks. Then upon his discharge on March 15, 1940 he immediately re-enlisted this time in the 11 TH Bomber Group Heavy the 42 Squadron. He rose in rack to Tech. Sgt. Armorer 911 (P) / Gunner and was at the Attack...
by PADutchman
Wed Oct 01, 2008 8:32 am
Forum: Prisoners Of War (POW)
Topic: This site has links to many of the crimes in the
Replies: 1
Views: 5661

Re: This site has links to many of the crimes in the

I should have mentioned my father was in the Pacific Theater from 1938 until the war ended in 1945 in the USAAC and he was at Hickam on December 7, 1941. Their Unit the 42 Squadron 11 BG H was shown films of the Japanese using Chinese Soldiers as LIVE bayonet victims and the mass burial of other LIV...
by PADutchman
Wed Oct 01, 2008 8:24 am
Forum: Prisoners Of War (POW)
Topic: This site has links to many of the crimes in the
Replies: 1
Views: 5661

This site has links to many of the crimes in the

This site has links to many of the crimes in the Pacific Theater including many of the other committed in Europe. The Chaplin of our World War Two Group Unit in Allentown PA. was a POW of the Germans and escaped with the help of the French Underground. He was then sent to the Pacific Theater as a Ra...
by PADutchman
Tue Sep 30, 2008 11:02 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Recover them Yes or No
Replies: 58
Views: 83188

Re: Recover them Yes or No

My father was in the 42 Squadron the 11 BGH and there is no one left to communicate with. These GREAT patriots often without fighter Escort fought their battles along. Many of their are reefs now. I am in contact with a number of families who brother's, fathers and husbands went down in the Pacific,...
by PADutchman
Mon Sep 29, 2008 6:45 pm
Forum: Veterans
Topic: Armorer 911 (P) Documentation, Papers and Patch
Replies: 0
Views: 2808

Armorer 911 (P) Documentation, Papers and Patch

Armorer 911 (P) Documentation, Papers and AAC Patch for Armorer 911
by PADutchman
Mon Sep 29, 2008 6:38 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17 41-9151 Major Hall's plane what are the
Replies: 1
Views: 2260

B-17 41-9151 Major Hall's plane what are the

B-17 41-9151 Major Hall's plane what are the chances of ever finding this plane? Or what are the chances of find the other two lost on this last flight by the 42 Squadron in 1943 with its' last 3 B-17s?

It was shot down on Febs.1, 1943 with the two other B-17s.
by PADutchman
Mon Sep 29, 2008 6:21 pm
Forum: Veterans
Topic: Territory of Hawaii Drivers Permit Duplicate
Replies: 0
Views: 2552

Territory of Hawaii Drivers Permit Duplicate

Territory of Hawaii Drivers Permit Duplicate. My father was in the 42 Squadron the 11 BG H and spent 1942 and some of 1943 in tents and jungles. Rats ate anything leather and this included wallets, shoe laces, and anything else they could find. When Pop return to Hickam he had to get duplicates of m...
by PADutchman
Mon Sep 29, 2008 6:13 pm
Forum: Veterans
Topic: First Three Grades Club Membership Cards
Replies: 0
Views: 2618

First Three Grades Club Membership Cards

First Three Grades Club Membership Cards, Randolph, Hickam and Wheeler Fields