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Message No. 209
Author: JIm McCARTHY
Subject: Re: B-24 Double Trouble, 90 BG 320 sqd
Date: Mon Oct 6, 2003 16:25

Message No. 209 ▷ Parent Message No. 209 ▷ Grandparent Message No. 177
  • B-24 Double Trouble, 90 BG 320 sqdAnthony E. Pomata, Mon Apr 14 23:11
    I am seeking detailed info on a B-24 named Double Trouble which was the subject of a wartime AAF recruiting poster. The poster states: while on a bombing mission along the New Guniea coast, the B-24... more
    • my father wanted to addjoyce falba, Wed Jan 14 10:12
      My father wanted to say that after they were acknowledged for that DOUBLE TROUBLE mission...there was a push to photograph the crew. Since 2 of the crew were already dead, the rest of them refused to ... more
      • B-24D Double TroubleTony, Fri Jan 16 23:05
        Joyce: I want to first thank your father Joseph F. Broschart for his service to our country, and to wish him well in all his activities. I wrote to Col. Charles P. Whitlock, USAF Ret. (the pilot),... more
        • about combat recordsjoyce falba, Sun Jan 18 03:08
          Hi Tony: It took 57 years for my father to receive another Silver Star thats how carefully records were kept, misplaced and lost. The last silver star was for assisting in the repair of the EAGLE... more
          • combat records, Double TroubleTony, Tue Jan 20 13:27
            Hello Joyce: I am glad that your father Joseph finally received his richly deserved medal - sometimes they given out far too late. If I may impose upon your's and Joseph's good will, I want ask... more
            • more info DOUBLE TROUBLE ....part 2.joyce falba, Tue Jan 20 14:43
              Hi Tony, No problem with the questions. I just wish my dad would use a computer because he would enjoy this site. My nephew did show him his picture and the EAGER BEAVER photos on this site. BTW, if... more
              • Bombs Kept Aboard?, etc.Tony, Wed Jan 21 09:40
                Good morning Joyce and Joseph: I want to double check that the 8,000 lb. of bombs were kept aboard the Double Trouble: this would be a heavy burden to a damaged aircraft flying on three engines. Was... more
                • DOUBLE TROUBLE..part 3joyce falba, Wed Jan 21 10:36
                  Hi Tony, Joe said that after the one engine totally failed on the way back the bombs were salvoed but never during the attack. I mentioned about Whitlock writing his memoirs with his dgt's help...he... more
        • details on DOUBLE TROUBLE missionjoyce falba, Sat Jan 17 06:34
          Hi Tony, I was able to get your questions answered this AM. The plane was alone flying reconnaisse(sp?). They had bombs on board but didnt drop them that day on a Japanese ship. No one was injured or ... more
    • date of missionjoyce falba, Wed Jan 14 06:38
      My father, Joseph Broschart, stated the mission on the poster happened April 24th, 1943. About 10 weeks later, 2 crew members were killed. Whitlock, Matthew, Jeffers and my father Broschart are still ... more
    • crew memberjoyce falba, Tue Jan 13 21:21
      I know the poster you spoke of with DOUBLE TROUBLE...my father Joseph Broschart had it on the wall in our house when I was growing up. He is 82 yrs old this week this week and doesnt use a... more
    • Re: B-24 Double Trouble, 90 BG 320 sqd — JIm McCARTHY, Mon Oct 6 16:25
      • B-24D Double TroubleAnthony E. Pomata, Mon Oct 13 22:39
        Jim: I would very much like to see the photo of the B-24D Double Trouble being repaired - I hope it shows the serial no. I am not sure that I have it correct, but believe it is either 42-40358/9?. At ... more
    • Double TroubleB. Dilworth, Wed Apr 16 23:43
      The information I have is as follows: Pilot, Capt. Charles P. Whitlock Crew, Sgt Frank A Matthews, Sgt Dean A Jeffers, Sgt Joseph F. Broschart, Sgt Richard Coats The incident occurred the Saturday... more
      • InterestingMike Morgan, Sun Aug 3 00:33
        Hello, Neat stuff, I enjoy looking at the history of my lineage! Lt Col Mike Morgan Commander, 320th Missile Squadron 90th Operations Group FE Warren AFB WY AFB 82001
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