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Comments are a great way to add your own thoughts to things you find on Fold3 or add details that don't seem to fit in the body of a Memorial Page or Spotlight.

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An anonymous "Skytrain" which fell victim to flak while flying in support of Operation VARSITY, 24 March 1945.

Spotlight: Burning C-47 · 17 Sep 2013 You

WACO CG-4A.

Spotlight: Glider · 07 Sep 2013 You

The 303rd BG's official website contains a typographical error, which has been perpetuated here; "Thunderbird" is listed as "42-39805" in the website's "Graham C. Gould Crew"…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 15 Dec 2011 You

Recovered wreckage of CAPT Kenneth H. Dahlberg's P-47D (serial 42-29336, coded FT-O) sits in a Bitburg, Germany bank cellar in March 2010. Dahlberg was flying with the 353rd Ftr…

Image, found in Gmasher's uploads: P-47D 353FS 229336-O BDA5 022410.jpg · 28 Jul 2011 You

Thanks, for setting the record straight - I have removed my annotation stating it as a 91st BG ship after seeing your reference. The search continues for photos of the 91st's…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 20 Jun 2009 You

The plot thickens - this is the photo of the 303rd's "Jersey Bounce" that I was going by (that made me decide this photo was the 91st's ship): http://www.buddyfeyne.com/f303.html

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 20 Jun 2009 You

Review of 91st BG's squadron daily reports (which list tail numbers of ships participating in each mission) are the easiest way to verify any discrepancy. William Wyler, in making…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 05 Jun 2009 You

There's not much telling what MAJ John Aitken is trying to relate to his ground crew. P-51D 44-14004 (Aitken's assigned ship, pictured here) eventually received the nose art…

Spotlight: Educating the Ground Crew · 30 Apr 2009 You