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by Edward
Fri Feb 25, 2011 3:09 pm
Forum: Member Profiles
Topic: New Forum Policy - New Members Must Post Welcome Message
Replies: 59
Views: 66623

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

My name is Fred DuBose, I am an 87 year old former air corps T/Sgt. radio operator/gunner on a B-24 (Glenna Bee II). Our crew flew 40 combat missions incl. Wake, Truk, HaHa Jima, Chichi Jima, Iwo Jima and others. 26th. Squadron, 11th. Bombardment Group, 7th. Air Corps. I am a retired principal of a...
by Edward
Fri Feb 25, 2011 3:03 pm
Forum: Member Profiles
Topic: New Forum Policy - New Members Must Post Welcome Message
Replies: 59
Views: 66623

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

[quote="Bagger76"]I am a retired naval aviator who found this site by chance while looking for information on the fall of the Philippines at the beginning of WWII. Hi Bagger The authoritative source on the fall of the Philippines is Louis Morton's study for the US Army in WWII. It can be found at mo...
by Edward
Mon Feb 07, 2011 5:47 am
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: "Neptune's Inferno" - new Book on Guadalcanal
Replies: 1
Views: 2465

"Neptune's Inferno" - new Book on Guadalcanal

James Hornfischer brings his considerable story telling talents to the naval battles that raged off Guadalcanal in the fall of 1942. Highly recommended Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal James D. Hornfischer Random House 2011 "Hornfischer’s third outstanding book on the U.S. Navy’s surf...
by Edward
Sat Feb 05, 2011 4:08 am
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: Looking for Info on Uncle Fred
Replies: 1
Views: 2443

Re: Looking for Info on Uncle Fred

Hi dicknmegg, The ABMC website has: S/Sgt Arthur F. Miller (# 35436013) 320th Squadron of the 90th Bombardment Group Awarded the Air Medal and Purple Heart He was officially declared dead on 21 February 1946. Cross checking other members of the 320th Squadron who were also declared dead on 21 Feb 19...
by Edward
Sat Jan 22, 2011 12:50 pm
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: Japanese Book - "Solomon Death Struggle"
Replies: 2
Views: 5561

Japanese Book - "Solomon Death Struggle"

This book is currently being offered for sale at the J-aircraft forum. The chapter descriptions were so interesting that I thought it best to share with the forum. Would make a great companion piece to the upcoming release of Hornfischer's Neptune's Inferno . Title: 丸別冊 太平洋戦争証言シリーズ (volume 9) Maru b...
by Edward
Sun Dec 26, 2010 11:06 pm
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: New Book on Coastwatchers
Replies: 6
Views: 6533

New Book on Coastwatchers

The Coast Watchers: The Men who saved the Pacific in WWII Patrick Lindsay (Random House 2010) Author's Webpage http://www.patricklindsay.com.au/the-coast-watchers/ Promo Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Km6-F-udkR0 Review by Donald Lawie http://reviews.media-culture.org.au/modules.php?name=News...
by Edward
Mon Nov 29, 2010 9:14 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Any Japanese Orgs like this one?
Replies: 1
Views: 1406

Re: Any Japanese Orgs like this one?

Thanks for your post. Could you tell us your grandfather's name and the unit he served with?

Thank you,

Edward
by Edward
Sun Nov 07, 2010 7:19 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-24 Crash 3 March 1942
Replies: 21
Views: 24264

New Book on Attack on Broome

Silvano,

Can you provide a review of the new book Zero Hour in Broome?

http://www.pacificwrecks.com/forum/view ... f=3&t=3887

Edward
by Edward
Sun Nov 07, 2010 7:15 pm
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: New Book "Zero Hour in Broome"
Replies: 3
Views: 4021

New Book "Zero Hour in Broome"

Zero Hour in Broome Dr Tom Lewis and Peter Ingman (Avonmore Books 2010) soft-cover 190 pages; 102 illustrations & photographs 44.95 $Au "Zero Hour in Broome includes much original research of academic standard, while at the same time it will appeal to a wide audience and contains many colour illust...
by Edward
Mon Oct 25, 2010 11:45 pm
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: Memoirs of Some Moresby Mice
Replies: 0
Views: 2081

Memoirs of Some Moresby Mice

Looking for a copy of the book "Memoirs of Some Moresby Mice"

Complied by Jack Cloake.

Please contact me if anyone has one that they are willing to sell or copy.

Thanks,

Edward
by Edward
Mon Oct 11, 2010 8:20 am
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: Memoir of C-47 Pilot Maj. Earnest C. Ford 6th TCS
Replies: 1
Views: 2759

Memoir of C-47 Pilot Maj. Earnest C. Ford 6th TCS

My New Guinea Diary Back cover promotional copy None of the 6th Troop Carrier Squadron (6th TCS) pilots knew where they were when they landed in New Guinea on 13 October 1942, with their thirteen, unarmed C-47 aircraft. After parking their planes, the pilots were told, "If you survive after getting...
by Edward
Sun Jul 18, 2010 11:47 am
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: Memoir "Bulldozing the Way: New Guinea to Japan"
Replies: 1
Views: 3096

Memoir "Bulldozing the Way: New Guinea to Japan"

A collection of "Original letters and photos describing the everyday life and problems of an enlisted man in a US engineering battalion during World War II in New Guinea, the Philippines, Okinawa and Japan from 1943-1946." Published by lulu.com. Paperback $19.92 download $4.90 Also listed through Am...
by Edward
Sat Jul 17, 2010 4:59 pm
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: Memoir of P-38 Pilot Marion Kirby Published
Replies: 0
Views: 2503

Memoir of P-38 Pilot Marion Kirby Published

Marion Kirby was a P-38 pilot with the 80th Squadron ~ 8th Fighter Group and later the 475th FG. A collection of his e-mails have been edited together and published in 2009. It is available for $12.95 + P&H from the 80th Fighter Squadron Association or the website Lulu.com. It is not currently liste...
by Edward
Mon Jul 12, 2010 3:12 pm
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: Diary of 22nd BG Navigator Published
Replies: 1
Views: 2345

Diary of 22nd BG Navigator Published

Red Raider Diary is a compilation of the 1942-1943 wartime diaries of Merrill Thomas Dewan, who served as a navigator in the 408th Squadron of the 22nd Bomb Group. Thomas survived the war and died in 1963 but his diary remained hidden along with other wartime memorabilia and wasn’t discovered until...
by Edward
Thu May 06, 2010 9:50 pm
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: New Book on Air Campaign Against Rabaul
Replies: 3
Views: 7061

New Book on Air Campaign Against Rabaul

Fortress Rabaul: The Battle for the Southwest Pacific, January 1942-April 1943 Bruce Gamble Zenith Press May 2010 "For most of World War II, the mention of Japan's island stronghold sent shudders through thousands of Allied airmen. Some called it "Fortress Rabaul," an apt name for the headquarters ...