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by rod
Fri Jul 21, 2006 9:02 am
Forum: Swamp Ghost - B-17E 41-2446
Topic: SWAMPY GHOST QUESTION - from one who was there
Replies: 17
Views: 34703

Swamp Ghost

This has been a very interesting story to follow over the past months. The recover/leave debate has brought to the surface issues that all have their merits. As an archaeologist the whole concept of heritage is relative. Who's heritage are we talking about? What is the significance of the plane (rel...
by rod
Sat Jun 10, 2006 6:38 am
Forum: Swamp Ghost - B-17E 41-2446
Topic: Swamp Ghost & Black Cat Pass B-17 Recovery
Replies: 68
Views: 112785

Re:Vote

Hi why don't we put it to a vote? Those for the leaving all planes and those for recovery? Recovery to static condition or flying condition? Cheers Rod
by rod
Sat May 27, 2006 3:51 am
Forum: Swamp Ghost - B-17E 41-2446
Topic: Swamp Ghost & Black Cat Pass B-17 Recovery
Replies: 68
Views: 112785

Swamp Ghost

Hi hopefully this saga will end soon. If there is a legal export permit and MOU with the authorities then the plane will be on her way. Certain individuals have been informing locals that any WWII airplane wreck is worth millions of dollars. Most people on this site know that recovery and restoratio...
by rod
Wed Apr 12, 2006 7:58 am
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: Kokoda Track movie?
Replies: 8
Views: 10576

RE: KOKODA THE MOVIE

Just saw the movie Kokoda and for those who have read about this episode of Australian History and for those who have not, see it! Iam no expert but I know a little about what happened with the 39th Battalion and this movie looks at it from a sections viewpont. The terrain and jungle is fairly close...
by rod
Thu Mar 30, 2006 6:12 am
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: Kokoda Track movie?
Replies: 8
Views: 10576

Re:Kokoda Movie

Hi Iam seeing a premier of the movie on the 12 April in Sydney so will let you know how it is and accurate etc. After reading a few recent books ie A Bastard of a Place should be interesting. Cheers Rod