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by doublet_kc
Tue Jan 28, 2014 12:27 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Video of underwater B24
Replies: 2
Views: 5139

Re: Video of underwater B24

Free , compressed translation of the official damage report and freely accessible Official Ditch Report for B24 bomber off Liberty village, Togean Islands ; Headquarters 13th Emeergency Rescue Group Apo / 719 ; Ditching report of B -24 30th Bomb Squadron , 3rd May 1945 :) Friday early afternoon , 3 ...
by doublet_kc
Mon Jan 27, 2014 9:23 pm
Forum: Member Profiles
Topic: New Forum Policy - New Members Must Post Welcome Message
Replies: 59
Views: 60816

Re: New Forum Policy - New Members Must Post Welcome Message

My uncle, Lt. Charles E. Konkle was a Bombardier in the 13th AAF, 5th Bomb Group, 72nd Bomb Squadron. His B-24 was shot down 10/10/1943 during a mission to Bougainville. The aircraft and crew were lost and never located. I am honored to be named after my uncle and live in Lee's Summit, Missouri, USA...
by doublet_kc
Wed Jun 01, 2011 8:07 pm
Forum: Member Profiles
Topic: New Forum Policy - New Members Must Post Welcome Message
Replies: 59
Views: 60816

Re: Details on B-24D 42-40210

Doublet KC, Here are details on your uncle's MIA B-24. Please let me know if you have any other details on this loss, or photos of your uncle or this bomber. I was not aware that this plane had the nickname "My Baby Bubb", do you have a photo of the noseart? Here are details on this plane: B-24D 42...
by doublet_kc
Thu Dec 23, 2010 8:14 pm
Forum: Member Profiles
Topic: New Forum Policy - New Members Must Post Welcome Message
Replies: 59
Views: 60816

Re: New Forum Policy - New Members Must Post Welcome Message

Hello to all, My uncle, Lt. Charles Konkle was a Bombardier in B-24's with the 13th AAF, 5th Bomb Group, 72nd Bomb Squadron. His plane, a B-24D named "My Baby Bubb" was shot down by Japanese Zero fighters near Bougainville Island on October 10, 1943. The plane and crew were never found. I have a ver...