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P-80 - early US jets.

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 29 Jan 2010 You

This photo is of a Bf-109 Model G-10 of the German 15 Staffel, JG 52. JadgesGeschwader 52 was composed of pilots from the Croatian Air Force. This pilot defected and surrendered…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 29 Jan 2010 You

British General Harold R. L. G. Alexander was the British commander at Burma early in the War. Then he was placed in command of the retreat at Dunkirque. After being knighted,…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 29 Jan 2010 You

Buckner Battery was part of Col. Robert "Black Bob" McCulloch's Cavalry Brigade of Gen. J. R. Chalmer's Cavalry Division. Buckner Battery had fought at Battle of Collierville on…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - Officers: Page 33 · 28 Jan 2010 You

A book on this mission is called "High Noon Over Haseluenne" by Schiffer Publishing (July 2009). This plane was in the lead element and there was a recall due to heavy cloud…

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 21 · 28 Jan 2010 You

These are a great collection of records. This is why I joined FootNote---so I can research family members service records and those of others who served with them. Prior to…

Memorial Page: Confederate Compiled Military Service Records · 27 Jan 2010 You

Crest is the DUI(Distinguishing Unit Insginia) for 21st Engineer Aviation Regiment.

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 27 Jan 2010 You

Photo from Scrap Book of Helen Adams, wife of Lt. John Wiley Adams, III, who was killed in action on 3/14/1944. Names as listed in Scrapbook: FRONT ROW Lt. E. G. Sullivan -…

Image, found in steve_cole's uploads: Vollmer_Crew.jpg · 26 Jan 2010 You

Telegram dated 14(or 15) April 1944 Obviously sent from German Command and is reporting the downing of two B-17's. As reported by American eye-witnesses, the two B-17's collided…

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 13 · 26 Jan 2010 You

P-47 blew a cylinder while chasing enemy fighters attacking the B-25's he was escorting. See Comment on next photo for alternate source.

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 23 Jan 2010 You

"On 17 Feb 1945, Lt. Edwin King of 347th FS, 350th FG, while escorting B-25 bombers, tried to pursue 11th Gr. C Fighters(Italian squadron) that had attacked the formation. The…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 2 · 23 Jan 2010 You

One engine has stopped and props are feathered.

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 23 Jan 2010 You

Sunny Italy!! Soliders would dream about relaxing in the sun of Italy. However, most of the ground troops had to fight in the barren and sometimes snowy mountains. Surprising…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 23 Jan 2010 You

P-38 Lightning fighters

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 3 · 23 Jan 2010 You

Milan, Italy Piazzale Loreto Date: 29 April 1945 Mussolini and his mistress Clara Petacci were captured and executed by Communist Partisans the previous day. A group of 15…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 23 Jan 2010 You

"Black Nan" (SN 44-49710) was lead plan for the Group. Lt-Colonel James Gilson was group leader and is listed as Pilot. However, Capt Charles Foote is said to have been in…

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 2 · 23 Jan 2010 You

Fontana Nuova is not a town. It is a small farm consisting of 2 or 3 buildings. It was shown on WW2 Army map at coordinated mentioned on other form.

Image, found in steve_cole's uploads: Recovery of Capt Charles Foote · 23 Jan 2010 You

The B-24 named "Black Nan" was struck by flak just after releasing its bombs and crashed near Massa Lombarda. The B-24 in this photo is believed to be headed West---which agrees…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 23 Jan 2010 You

The landscape in this photo was matched with Google Map image by locating the "S" curve on the Santero River. The Top of this photo is generally West.

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 23 Jan 2010 You

Google Map of Massa Lombarda area. This is about 2 miles SouthEast of Massa Lombarda, and about 4 miles from the crash site of "Black Nan". Position on the Air Force Photo was…

Image, found in steve_cole's uploads: Map_MLombarda.jpg · 23 Jan 2010 You