Re: Infant newbie question ......

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by Steve B, Dec 31, 2012.

  1. Steve B

    Steve B Guest

    "Savageduck" <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com> wrote in message
    news:201212302038201669-savageduck1@REMOVESPAMmecom...
    > On 2012-12-30 19:35:01 -0800, "Steve B" <> said:
    >
    >>
    >>>
    >>>>> Awesome picture. My dad was a flight engineer on a B-24M in the
    >>>>> Pacific
    >>>>> Theater. He got four bronze stars. Never ever spoke a word about it.
    >>>>>
    >>>>> Steve
    >>>>
    >>>> If your dad flew in that B24 in the SW Pacific, New Guinea, Rabaul,
    >>>> Bismark Archipelago, Borneo, Philippines, 1943-44, he might well have
    >>>> had my father flying escort for him.

    >>
    >> He was in the "Long Rangers". The 13th AF, USAC. 307th bomb group out
    >> of
    >> Morotai. Philipines, Borneo, Balikapapan. Many others. He never spoke
    >> of
    >> it. I got copies of his medals, and have his photo album, complete with
    >> his
    >> uniform medals and wings. Musta seen a lot.

    >
    > My father flew escort for several of the Balikpapan raids where the
    > bombers flew out of Morotai and the escorts off of Biak Island. Those were
    > the longest round trip bomber missions and fighter escorts of the entire
    > war. On one of those escorts he had two confirmed kills and won a Silver
    > Star.
    >
    >
    >> Who wrote the racial comment? Must be someone I already 86'd, as I saw
    >> it
    >> as an add on to the other posts.
    >>
    >> Steve

    >
    > That is a provocateur, quite ignorable.
    >
    >
    >
    > --
    > Regards,
    >
    > Savageduck


    Morotai is not the largest piece of real estate in the world. I would bet
    two bucks they may have been known to each other.

    Steve
    Steve B, Dec 31, 2012
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