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Message No. 791
Author: jff
Subject: can anyone explain
Date: Sun Jul 1, 2007 06:59

Why so many planes had the same name??? A lack of names?? Of course I know the serial? numbers are different. Example: my dad flew on DOUBLE TROUBLE in WW2 in the New Guinea area. They had a poster in the SATURDAY EVENING POST on DOUBLE TROUBLE. Did they borrow planes a lot? My dad, Joseph Broschart(deceased), had said that LITTLE EVA was their original bomber until another pilot crashed it. So they got THE EAGER BEAVER instead.
Message No. 791 ▷ Parent Message No. 791 ▷ Grandparent Message No. 766
  • Pic of Double Trouble crew - Pilot FaahsPierre Campbell, Thu Mar 22 06:30
    I would like to have a scan of the flight crew of the "Double Trouble" 42-40358 piloted by Alfred W Faahs .. Co-pilot was Herbert T Goodrich, Navigator George W Pracher, Bombardier Richard H Collins, ... more
    • can anyone explain — jff, Sun Jul 1 06:59
      • planes&crewsearl hainline, Tue Jul 3 10:57
        to try to answer some of your questions,first there were more crews than planes,from what i have been told by others from the 90th,you were not really assigned one aircraft,when new crews or aircraft ... more
        • planes and crewsJohn H Faulkner, Sat Jul 7 18:55
          Earl , send me an e-mail so that I can go direct to you. ou seem to be the only one that I have read an e-mail from that seems to know how things were in the jolly rogers, I was there in 1943 and... more
          • FatherPaul Gallagher, Sun Jul 8 08:57
            Mr Faulkner Sir My father, John Gallagher was with the 390th in roughly April 1945. I have his serivce record{The Federal Record center did not even have that}. But I have not been able to find out... more
          • happy too!earl hainline, Sun Jul 8 08:06
            my e-mail address is jayhain@yahoo.com,wiley woods has been my greatess help and tom fetters.i have talked to both these fine gentlemen ,they have helped me a great deal.....i have for the last... more
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