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Name: Tommy Walters
From: Georgia, USA
E-mail: walterstommy@alltel.net
Very nice site and very informative.
I have been asked to view your site for the Talking Hands Quarterly Award. There are three other sites to view and vote for this quarter. Good Luck!
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Name: Mike Keller
From: Trenton ,NJ
I really like the professional appearance of your site. Other WW2 squadron sites from all other countries should be as good as this one. It would be nice if you could please provide additional information about the T13E1 75mm Cannon. Is this weapon simply a lighter version of the M4 cannon of the B-25G, or is it a completely different weapon? What kind of ammunition did it use?
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Name: M/Sgt. Howard J. Fuller, USMCR
From: Riverside, California
E-mail: hjf273744@prodigy.net
In early 1945, I spent 2 weeks on Kawajalein--supposed to be attending a school to learn how to maintain an R4D that MAG-14 was to get. Four other men and I had come from Peleliu for this schooling. Kawajalein never looked as good as your photos, but must admit that from 1800 until 1900 you could get all the beer you could drink, but you had to drink & pay for, but it was inside of a tent that was fenced in. Recall we got rid of our clothes except what we were wearing and filled our sea bags with beer to take back. Of course by the time we got back, a ship had come in and beer was available. I was the Leading Chief of a Flight Section. Semper Fi
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Name: Dave Fish
From: Camarillo, CA
E-mail: seahorse.blue.11@earthlink.net
On this Memorial Day, in Memory and in Honor of those who served in VMB-613, Semper Fi.

David L Fish
Son of Capt Doit L Fish
VMB-611
MIA May 30, 1945
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Name: Hal Parker
From: Kwajalein, RMI (Oregon)
E-mail: kwajparker@yahoo.com
Wow, this is a great website and very well done. I am interested in WWII airplanes have had the opportunity to dive most of these planes located in Kwajalein lagoon near Roi-Namur Island. The scene is somewhat surreal with the brilliant white sand bottom, the still gleaming aluminum skins of the planes, which are resting on their landing gear at one hundred and ten feet. The nitrogen at this depth may add to that great feeling.
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Name: Ron Broadaway
From: Little Rock, AR
E-mail: rtbroadaway@sbcglobal.net
Born in 1938 I was pretty young to understand the war. As the AAF at Newport, Arkansas was being shut down (I presume) my family lived on the base. A couple of Marines took my young friend and I under their wing so to speak and were heroes to us the way they treated us with interest and kindness. My mother fixed sunday dinner for them several times trying to make them feel a bit of "at home". We understood they would be going home to their families soon and they were very anxious to do so. The night before they left they told us they would be gone the next day. The next morning, my friend and I went to see if they had left and of course they had gone home. We were happy for them and missed them at the same time. I would like to contact Kenneth Winger if he can be located. Anyone have information about him? Thank You.

Ron Broadaway - Little Rock, Arkansas
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Name: Jack Cahill
From: Crystal River, Florida
E-mail: jsailor@juno.com
I was stationed at Boca Chica from 1960 to 1962 at the ammo compound during the Cuban crisis. I remember belting 20mm ammo all night long. We had all the magazines full of missiles, bombs, rockets. VF-101 fighters and VS-30 were the primary squadrons.
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Name: Donald Frank Lukasek
From: Kingfisher, Oklahoma
E-mail: dlukasek@swbell.net
Ran across this website when searching Google for my Father's name "Frank Lukasek, Jr." Tying to confirm this is the same Frank Lukasek from Kingfisher, OK. - Don
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Name: Stewart Calder
From: New Canaan, CT
E-mail: sjcalder@aol.com
Was researching family history and came across your website. My father had given me pictures of my grandfather and his B-25 and I have read "Leatherneck Bombers". Seeing him and his crew on the website was truly exciting. I would be interested in learning or contacting any of his crew or squadron mates. Thanks.
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Name: Kenny E. Beahm
From: Glendale, Az
My sister and I were playing on the internet just looking up our names on google image search. We looked up my name, Kenneth Beahm and came accross this web site. I was named after my grandfather and we saw his picture on this web site. Because he suffered from PTSD/Skizophrenia we don't know allot about what he went through. Now I can finally read a little bit about what he went through.
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