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- Sun Aug 02, 2015 8:44 pm
- Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
- Topic: What Pacific based book are you reading at the moment?
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I just finished Flights of Passage: Reflections of a World War II Aviator. By Samuel Hynes. A compelling book with a lot of detail about training. Also, Black Sunday, by Michael Claringbould. It's the story of April 16, 1944 when 37 aircraft were lost to New Guinea weather, not enemy fire. One plane...
- Sun Aug 02, 2015 8:12 pm
- Forum: Veterans
- Topic: 345th Bomb Group/498th Bomb Squadron
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The original Warpath, an annual of the 345th Bomb Group, lists a Robert A Cross from Los Angeles, CA and a R.A. Cross from Eastland, TX, both in the 498th Bomb Squadron. Lawrence Hickey's book, Warpath Across the Pacific, contains a photo of the crew of "Impatient Virgin" that includes a Robert A Cr...