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by Leondus
Sun Jul 22, 2007 10:45 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: 2/Lt John H Carroll, Jr (42nd BG)
Replies: 5
Views: 6685

too bad your in Oz or I would mail you a copy of the MARC for free.
by Leondus
Mon Jun 25, 2007 11:29 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: B-25 lost off New Britain 6/6/44
Replies: 17
Views: 16341

Wes,

Here is the location I was tell you about.
Yellow dot is the area listed on line 4

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My guess is that they maybe used Mt. Balbi as a nav aid.
BTW, from what I can tell the winds were North and North East but no MPH listed
by Leondus
Fri Jun 22, 2007 9:35 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: MACR 1544 B-25C 41-30771
Replies: 0
Views: 3789

MACR 1544 B-25C 41-30771

MACR 1544

Have the maps up, but still need to add a few more details.
by Leondus
Fri Jun 22, 2007 6:19 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: B-25 lost off New Britain 6/6/44
Replies: 17
Views: 16341

wes,

Just got the MACR in today on the plane :)
Reason why it took so last was because the other MACR I requested was almost 40 pages.

give me a email
by Leondus
Wed Jun 06, 2007 9:49 pm
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: Scifi- Destination Truth PNG!
Replies: 0
Views: 3813

Scifi- Destination Truth PNG!

Hey all, Tonight Sci-fi had a show about the paranormal in PNG. http://www.scifi.com/destinationtruth/ They had the team deep in the jungle looking for a reported reptilian beast and ran into a group of 20 men in the jungle. Who ere looking for a plane that crashed with gold bars on it, and they wer...
by Leondus
Tue Jun 05, 2007 11:22 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: B-25 lost off New Britain 6/6/44
Replies: 17
Views: 16341

Nope.. just like the thrill of the search.
Going over the MACR and then going over ww2 flight maps using a last known heading, weather reports etc.
by Leondus
Tue Jun 05, 2007 10:34 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: B-25 lost off New Britain 6/6/44
Replies: 17
Views: 16341

I myself just send off a request for the MACR 5661.
Should get it from Maxwell AFB in a week or so, the longest I had to wait was 11 days for one.
by Leondus
Sun Jun 03, 2007 3:38 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: B-25 lost off New Britain 6/6/44
Replies: 17
Views: 16341

Wes,

Here is the address for free MACR's
MRS LYNN GAMMA
HQ AFHRA/RSA
600 Chennault Circle
Maxwell AFB AL 36112-6424
(334) 953-2395

MACRs (Missing Air Crew Reports) = Limit 4
-and/or-
AARs (Aircraft Accident Reports) = Limit 2 (approx 10 pages)
by Leondus
Thu May 24, 2007 8:09 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: WWII U.S. torpedo boat wreckage tossed up by Solomon Islands
Replies: 5
Views: 8590

PT-37 Feb 43; IJN Kawakaze gunfire at Guadalcanal PT-43 10 Jan 43 (IJN destroyers; Guadalcanal) PT-109 2 Aug 43 (IJN destroyer at Blackett Strait) PT-111 1 Feb 43; IJN Kawakaze gunfire at Guadalcanal PT-112 10 Jan 43 (IJN destroyer; Guadalcanal) PT-117 1 Aug 43 (air attack; Rendova) PT-118 7 Sep 43 ...
by Leondus
Wed May 23, 2007 11:30 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Video of underwater B24
Replies: 2
Views: 5670

Here is the B-24 info in German :( Could someone trans it? the software I use for German-English is buggy Freie, komprimierte Übersetzung des offiziellen und frei zugänglichen Schadenprotokolls Official Ditch Report for B24 bomber off Liberty village, Togean Islands; Headquarters 13th Emeergency Res...
by Leondus
Mon Apr 30, 2007 9:47 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: WWII U.S. torpedo boat wreckage tossed up by Solomon Islands
Replies: 5
Views: 8590

WWII U.S. torpedo boat wreckage tossed up by Solomon Islands

ASSOCIATED PRESS 2:21 p.m. April 27, 2007 WELLINGTON, New Zealand – The explosive-laden wreck of a World War II torpedo boat has risen from the Pacific Ocean off the Solomon Islands, pushed above the water by a powerful earthquake, an official said Friday. The boat was exposed when reefs rose 10 fee...
by Leondus
Mon Apr 30, 2007 6:03 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: List of Missing A/C found in Asia/Pac Theater since WWII
Replies: 8
Views: 7972

I got MACR 12030 for this address
AFHRA.NEWS@MAXWELL.AF.MIL
which was on 3/7/07, but all my 2006s were from AFHRANEWS@MAXWELL.AF.MIL.

Hmm..

Anyway, the mailing address is current ;)
by Leondus
Sat Mar 31, 2007 2:43 am
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: List of Missing A/C found in Asia/Pac Theater since WWII
Replies: 8
Views: 7972

You should add this next to MACR on Project PRIAM To Obtain FREE MACRs &/or AARs (Missing Air Crew / Aircraft Accident Reports) MACRs (Missing Air Crew Reports) = Limit 4 -and/or- AARs (Aircraft Accident Reports) = Limit 2 (approx 10 pages) Send Email to... Mrs Lynn Gamma - AFHRANEWS@MAXWELL.AF.MIL ...
by Leondus
Mon Mar 26, 2007 1:46 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Adios Adios Ados Amigos
Replies: 3
Views: 4808

Daniel, Load phpBB Admin page, click Configuration under General Admin on the left side. After the "General Configuration" page loads up find "Enable account activation" and click on "Admin" You will get a email with a link that you have to click before the new member can post. I have had 22 new mem...
by Leondus
Sun Feb 25, 2007 9:16 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17 "Pluto", lost off Northern Aust. Mar 26 1943,
Replies: 22
Views: 29314

Would anyone happen to know how to contact Ben Cropp?
I found his phone number, but can't track down his email address.