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by Edward
Thu May 06, 2010 8:00 pm
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: Upcoming Book on Salamaua Campaign
Replies: 0
Views: 2149

Upcoming Book on Salamaua Campaign

To Salamaua Phillip Bradley Cambridge University Press Series: Australian Army History Series Hardback (ISBN-13: 9780521763905) $55.00 September 2010 Release "Following on from his acclaimed book, The Battle for Wau , Phillip Bradley turns his attention to the Salamaua campaign - the first of the N...
by Edward
Wed May 05, 2010 12:51 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Pilot (USN) Details Wanted
Replies: 5
Views: 3658

Re: Pilot (USN) Details Wanted

Dean, The loss of Catalina A24-9 is covered in Robert Piper's book Great Air Escapes (Pagemasters 1991) under the chapter "Sole Survivor" [pages 7-13]. Regarding George Leland Hutchinson, Piper notes that prior to his demise he participated in two other RAAF Catalina missions: a long distance raid o...
by Edward
Tue Dec 01, 2009 11:39 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Need Plane Serial Number On P-400
Replies: 19
Views: 19092

Re: Need Plane Serial Number On P-400

Hi Mike, Richard & Gordy, The 6th Sqdn C-47 in that photo is "Swamp Rat II" http://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/c-47/41-38678.html The aviation artist William S. Phillips made a painting of the scene of Ted Park's Airacobra escorting "Swamp Rat II" http://www.pacificwrecks.com/people/veterans/park...
by Edward
Sat Sep 12, 2009 7:30 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Japanese ship sunk or damaged?
Replies: 1
Views: 1521

Re: Japanese ship sunk or damaged?

Sunk ın March 1944. Don' have name at the moment

Edward
by Edward
Fri May 25, 2007 11:22 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: IJN airplane Losses-9 April 1942 ?
Replies: 2
Views: 4056

PF Asked "Did the IJN planes report any losses of shot down/badly damaged?" There were apparently no losses. See the page on the Sanuki Maru at the Combined Fleet website. "9-10 April 1942: SANUKI MARU and light cruiser YURA cover the landings on Cebu with DesDiv 2's SAMIDARE and MURASAME. Lt (j.g.)...
by Edward
Tue Sep 19, 2006 2:45 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: History of 22nd Bomb Group Published
Replies: 0
Views: 2826

History of 22nd Bomb Group Published

The long-awaited history of the 22nd Bombardment Group in WWII, Revenge of the Red Raiders , has been published and is now available from International Research and Publishing. It is the second volume in the series "Eagles Over the Pacific" and follows the acclaimed history of the 345th BG - Warpath...