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sites related to the 39th Bomb Group:
31's Own Personal Web Site This is a great tribute
page by the Wachs family - honoring S/Sgt Richard
Wachs, radio operator of Replacement Crew # 31, 39th BG (VH)
Picture Clips and Photographs - Chris Athey,
Son of Samuel A. Athey, Right Gunner, Replacement
Crew 52 has assembled a great site of stills and video footage
covering all the Bomb Groups of the Pacific that he has obtained
from the National Archives. My thanks to Chris for all his time
and efforts in converting the material for internet viewing and
sharing this material.
sites of interest related to B-29s and/or WWII
Superfortress Then and Now
It has been said that the B-29's won W.W.II and saved countless
lives because our men never had to land on Japanese soil. This
war was won in the air and turned the tide on the entire
war. We Americans owe the lifestyle we are living NOW to
those who fought THEN... an important message that has failed
to be delivered to those of us who are fortunate enough to have
never lived through war. This mailing list is dedicated
to those men and women and this fabulous machine!
a research resource that lists over 100 separate Heavy and Very
Heavy Bombardment Groups and their points of contact. The scope
of this site is limited to units that served in the United States
Army Air Forces of World War II.
Thanks to Scott Burris for the use of the Square P logo used throughout
the 39th Bomb Group site.
Battle Monuments Commission is a small independent
agency of the Executive Branch of the federal government. It is
responsible for commemorating the services of the American Armed
Forces where they have served since April 6, 1917 (the date of
U.S. entry into World War I) through the establishment of suitable
memorial shrines; designing, constructing, operating and maintaining
permanent American military burial grounds in foreign countries;
for controlling the design and construction of U.S. military monuments
and markers in foreign countries by other U.S. citizens and organizations,
both public and private; and encouraging the maintenance of such
monuments and markers by their sponsors.
Added Note: ABMC
War Dead The Commission maintains a listing of those interred
at the American military cemeteries overseas and those Missing
in Action from World War I, World War II, Korea and Vietnam.
"Doc" Restoration Project In May 2000, the first parts of the B-29 "Doc"
began arriving in at Boeing in Wichita, KS., for a massive restoration
effort that will culminate in the airplane returning to the skies.
The Boeing Company is providing several types of assistance including
hangar space, volunteer coordination, project planning and oversight.
- With "Doc" being moved to another
facility - this site has been discontinued- Updates will be provided
once they get everything situated
Noseart Screensaver - this screen saver was created
by Oscar Everitt, it contains about 30 images of noseart that
Oscar "colorized from black & while photos. As
with some noseart appearing on B-29s, these images do contain
some nudity - if you are offended by such - then don't download.
Webmaster's note: I have been running this screensaver with no
Research Resource is a effort to compile information
for doing research on the men who crewed the B 29 Superfortress
& the plane itself. All that is posted on this site is a joint
effort by Sparky Corradina & David Maxwell proud descendents of
20th Army Air Corps Veterans
- This site by Dave Tooley is dedicated to the 53,000+ men who
were trained as bombardiers during WWII. It is divided into two
sections: Kirtland class 42-13 and a Bombardier's Database Section
Air Force Official Home Page
Air Force B-29/B24 Squadron is the home of "FiFi"
the world's only flying B-29 Superfortress and "DIAMOND LIL"
the world's oldest flying B-24/LB-30 Liberator. Check here for
54: The Last B-29 This site by Tom Mathewson is dedicated
to the people involved with the B-29 aircraft - those who built
them, fixed them, and flew them. But I'll focus mainly on aircraft
number 44-69729 (T "Square" 54), the aircraft Tom and many others
restored at Lowry AFB.
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War Bird Video Drive-In: Classic World War II Era Aircraft
Training Flims & Documents - While this web site offers
WWII Era Aircraft vidoe footage on DVD for sale - they also
offer footage that can be viewed over the internet for free
that you can watch over your computer. Here is a direct
link to their B-29