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by JollyRoger
02 Jan 2024 1238
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Dale Bates
Replies: 4
Views: 5650

Dale Bates

Sad News received today from Bob Tupa email, see below: Sadly I report that Dale Bates passed away yesterday. Dale was just short of his 100th birthday. Dale was in the 321st Squadron and was a waist gunner on the Curtis Jury crew. Dale was the final secretary of the 90th Association and served for ...
by JollyRoger
23 Dec 2022 1137
Forum: News and Events
Topic: John Barone's 100th birthday party
Replies: 0
Views: 56473

John Barone's 100th birthday party

Date: December 14, 2022 at 8:17:43 Subject: John Barone's 100th birthday party today Mr. John Barone, Deacon Jim Baca’s old friend from the 90th Bomb Group (the Jolly Rogers) had his 100th birthday today, and the New Jersey town he lives in gave him a parade on the street in front of his house. A li...
by JollyRoger
28 Nov 2022 1644
Forum: News and Events
Topic: 90th B.G. Association News Letters
Replies: 2
Views: 38370

Re: 90th B.G. Association News Letters

The most recent news letter of the 90th Bomb Group Association Vol. #163 October 2022. For most current information on the association, please contact Bob Tupa. The Association Newsletter contains Membership/Support Contact information and Reunion Updates. Any and all support for the 90th Bomb Group...
by JollyRoger
25 Apr 2022 0930
Forum: News and Events
Topic: "The All-American Crew"
Replies: 1
Views: 21353

Re: "The All-American Crew"

"The All-American Crew" took to the skies and was just released. I have started three scholarships for nursing students with book sales going to that great cause.

Thanks for your help.

Russ
Russell N. Low

https://www.facebook.com/10000053666215 ... 210435206/
by JollyRoger
24 Mar 2022 0947
Forum: News and Events
Topic: "The All-American Crew"
Replies: 1
Views: 21353

"The All-American Crew"

From Bob Tupa - New WW2 Book - to share with the 90th Bomb Group Members Bob, The April 5th release for "The All-American Crew" is finally nearing. I have been creating these educational videos about the AAC and the Pacific War. Some are posted on Facebook or Instagram. They vary in length from 20 ...
by JollyRoger
28 Feb 2022 1024
Forum: Share your memories
Topic: WW2 "Japanese Aviators Who Stayed" - Video Link
Replies: 0
Views: 44268

WW2 "Japanese Aviators Who Stayed" - Video Link

"Japanese Aviators Who Stayed" by Dr. Tom Lewis OAM. WW2 review and discussion, historical facts, with many photos and accounts.

Hosted by the Aviation Historical Society of Australia (Qld) Inc. on 25 Feb 2022.
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Link by Bob Tupa: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gr_4I1-g1oc
by JollyRoger
01 Feb 2022 0923
Forum: Share your memories
Topic: Townsville Air Depot, History in Review (Video Link)
Replies: 1
Views: 21700

Townsville Air Depot, History in Review (Video Link)

"Townsville Air Depot" by Peter Dunn OAM - YouTube Townsville, Australia, Air Depot WW2 review and discussion, current landmarks, historical facts, with many photos and accounts. Hosted by the Aviation Historical Society of Australia (QLD) Inc. via Zoom on Friday 28 January 2022. Link by Bob Tupa: ...
by JollyRoger
28 Oct 2021 1625
Forum: News and Events
Topic: New Member Introductions
Replies: 9
Views: 78692

Re: New Member Introductions

Welcome Jack, Thank you for your post and we're glad you're here. There are photos of Live Wire in our nose art gallery, there may be more you can look around. Also if you search in the original archived 90th forum, there is information on Live Wire as well. Hope this helps! https://www.90thbombgrou...
by JollyRoger
16 Aug 2020 2339
Forum: Seeking information...
Topic: B-24 bomb bay door question
Replies: 6
Views: 29598

Re: B-24 bomb bay door question

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by JollyRoger
16 Aug 2020 2231
Forum: Seeking information...
Topic: B-24 bomb bay door question
Replies: 6
Views: 29598

Re: B-24 bomb bay door question

Bomb bay doors roll up on tracks ending outside the exterior fuselage surface as they open up. They close rolling down these tracks ending flush to the underside fuse. profile. Crew entry and exit into the ship is also through these doors.

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