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by whitesharkseeker
Tue Oct 30, 2007 11:33 am
Forum: Veterans
Topic: USMC on Guadalcanal/USS SOUTH DAKOTA
Replies: 24
Views: 27929

Hi, Have you visited the Marine Corps Archives or obtained the official after action reports/war diary for that unit during the battle? I am a Peleliu researcher and just want to point you in the right direction. Also, 1st Mar. Div. reunions used to be a good source finding former Marines who would ...
by whitesharkseeker
Wed Oct 03, 2007 12:14 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Yao and Palau
Replies: 2
Views: 4873

Palau has good wreck diving but most have been salvaged in the 1950's. Not like Truk. Some good aircraft wrecks are off Koror and the latest find (2000) was a minesweeper that sank after hitting a mine off Anguar. Unfort. it is very deep, beyond safe scuba limits but the vis, I hear, is unbelievable...
by whitesharkseeker
Tue Sep 18, 2007 6:13 pm
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: What Pacific based book are you reading at the moment?
Replies: 60
Views: 61903

Reading "Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors" by Hornfischer. Excellent read. Also reading "Destroyer Captain" and "Cutthroats" (The adventures of a Sherman tank driver) by Robert Dick.

-Eric
by whitesharkseeker
Wed Nov 22, 2006 8:02 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Kawanishi flying boats near Korovou in Shortland Islands
Replies: 4
Views: 5921

They are Mavis flying boats. I've seen pics; one is in remarkable condition! Have to find the referance where I found the photo.

-Eric
by whitesharkseeker
Tue Nov 07, 2006 12:46 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Re:Japanese Type 94 75mm Mountain Gun
Replies: 5
Views: 6747

Hi, I am also researching Japanese 75mm guns, although more interested in the Type 96. I have excellent photos of a Type 94 taken at the Marine Corps Museum in Quantico VA. Not sure how to post pics, drop me your email and will send. Have lots of info on the type 94...what exactly are you looking fo...