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381st Bombardment Group Missions and News Coverage (ddeardorff)

Monday, April 14, 2014

I visited this site a couple years ago to find information on my uncle, 2nd Lt. L.D. Walker of the 533rd Squadron. I was most grateful for what I found. Since then I have been producing a daily news record of the war at Free Republic. Today, for example, ..

Seeking information regarding Father's crew and plan. (FX2)

Sunday, April 13, 2014

My father, Francis X. Bergmeister (not Bergemeister as displayed in the log entry) was the Ball-Turret Gunner for Minnie the Mermaid. He passed away on May 23, 2008. He told me some interesting stories about the Army Air Corps and loved the songs of the d..

PFF B-17G 42-97638 Flown by Cap J.L. Tyson's crew to Kiel on 22 May 44 (philatthepub)

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Dear All, After reading John W. Howland's Pathfinder Stories on www.381st.org, I've been looking at the 324th Bomb Squadron Dailies on www.91stbombgroup.com to see the PFF missions flown by the crew of Capt. James L. Tyson. Their regular PFF B-17, 42-9762..

New Book - 'We Knew We Were In For A Long Day' by Bill Yancy (b24copilotniece)

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Hi - I wanted to let everyone here in the 381st BG know that a new book has just been published by my friend, Bill Yancy of Guntersville AL. The book is called 'We Knew We Were In for A Long Day', and is about the loss of B-17 'Mission Belle'. Three of it..

Looking for information on William J. Coles, Navigator, Sqdn 533 (MaddieAttack)

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Hello! I'm looking for any information on William J. Coles who was a Navigator in early 1944. He was in Squadron 533. I'm interested in understanding the missions he was apart of and which crews he served with. Anything about him would be helpful! Also, w..

Harold Shultis information required (beachmaster)

Friday, March 14, 2014

Hi, I'm trying to find out any information about Harold Shultis, ASN 31285894 who flew with the 533rd BS. I was sorry to hear he'd passed away in 2001 but any information about his time with the 381st would be greatly appreciated. Regards Dave..

Looking for info on 2Lt David T. Miller, Navigator, 534th Squadron (jeffwharton)

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Hi, I’m assisting a friend in finding information about his deceased uncle. He made it through the war but died in an auto accident several years later. The name is David T. Miller originally from Tuttle, ND. My friend gave me the only remaining memorabil..

Forever A True Story of Love and War (Daniel Quinley)

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Hello all.Just wanted to post that my new book is now available. The name is Forever A True Story of Love and War. It can be found at BookLocker.com at http://booklocker.com/books/7313.html. It will also be available at Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com a..