I was on a planehunt in grashoek The Netherlands, a Lancaster from 100 Sqn crashed there on 15 June 1943, some remains I found were a outher ring of a drift recorder MkII they carried and a 1.8Kg unexploded or burnt incendiary
I'm trying to help a friend/employee find more information about his grandfather and the plane he flew on in WW2. I beleive it was a B-17 but I'm not sure. The name on the nose was " Dawn Buster" the tail number was 297978. Any help or advise on where to find out more about the plane would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you to all the Veteran for your service.
New Book on P-51 pilot from the 328th FS / 352 FG in WWII
My sister, Carole Webb Slater has written a book that was inspired by the 250 original letters we found written from our Father, Dana A. "Cobby" Webb, written to our Mother and his parents during the war from 1943-1945. The letters are priceless and gives great insight to a fighter pilots life from initial flight training to being a part of the famed "Blue Nose Bastards from Bodney" P-51 squadron. There are many
I am a new member. I am looking for primary source documentation for the NAA P51 RADIO and RADAR compliment. All your help is appreciated.
This is my first post. I am not an aircraft enthusiast but I became curious about the death of my uncle who was killed in night navigation training mission in an A-20 B, on May 31, 1943 at Will Rogers field in Oklahoma. I researched accidents on that date and was able to secure a copy of the offical accident report of the crash of his aircraft. My uncle was a SSG who has recently completed his training. The other crew member was a Sgt. The pilot had been certified only two months earlier Here's