90th Bomb Group Message Board

Message No. 476
Author: Jim Horner
Subject: B-24's lost in New Guinea
Date: Tue Feb 22, 2005 10:37

I may misunderstand the question. Most of the losses of the 90th were in around and while the group was in New Guinea.Even when at Iron Range the missions were frequently to New Guinea. New Guinea is a huge island larger than most European Countries. Your other Question Re: Norden bomb sites. I don't know who maintained the bomb site serial numbers by plane. I never heard any reference to such. The sights were permantly mounted in each plane, just like a gun or radio.
Message No. 476 ▷ Parent Message No. 476 ▷ Grandparent Message No. 475
  • new guineaTim Alexander, Mon Feb 21 21:54
    im wondering if anyone can tell me if there were any more bombers from the 90th that were lost at new guinea besides yankee doodle dandy.....this is kind of an urgent request and any help is much... more
    • B-24's lost in New Guinea — Jim Horner, Tue Feb 22 10:37
      • new guineatim alexander, Wed Feb 23 00:25
        i wasnt aware of just how many bombers were lost in and around new guinea so thank you for the answer on that......but as far as the norden sight goes at least in the european theater they kept the... more
◀ Return to the previous pageTop ▲

Message Board Archive Index
January 2001 - October 2019


The 90th Bomb Group Message Board Archive contains all messages posted from January 2001 through October 2019. The original host of this message board has discontinued the service so no additional replies can be made to archived posts. Please visit our new and improved message board at 90thbombgroup.org/messages to reopen any subjects found above, start new subjects, make new contacts, and search for messages posted after October 31, 2019. Subscribers should register at the new message board to continue to receive future e-mail notifications.
Visit our new Message Board!