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by Andy in West Oz
Tue May 26, 2009 11:30 pm
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: What Pacific based book are you reading at the moment?
Replies: 60
Views: 72921

Re: What Pacific based book are you reading at the moment?

G'day Richard

I recently bought Angels Twenty after discovering it online (on a dead website) a few years ago. No idea when I'll get to it as the reading pile is rather large but I won't hold off for long as I keep hearing good things about it.
by Andy in West Oz
Tue May 26, 2009 4:37 am
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: What Pacific based book are you reading at the moment?
Replies: 60
Views: 72921

Re: What Pacific based book are you reading at the moment?

Hi guys

Been a while. Am about to start reading Kristen Alexander's Clive Caldwell Air Ace.
by Andy in West Oz
Tue Apr 22, 2008 10:04 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: Sgt Robert Morgan finally laid to rest
Replies: 0
Views: 2583

Sgt Robert Morgan finally laid to rest

http://www.mlive.com/flintjournal/index.ssf/2008/04/burial_at_last_for_world_war_i.html FLINT, Michigan -- They thought he was lost at sea. But a bone fragment, wedding band and graduation ring dug up from the deep soil of a faraway jungle will let Army Sgt. Robert Morgan have a funeral nearly 65 y...
by Andy in West Oz
Sun Mar 16, 2008 6:58 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: HMAS Sydney search to start next year
Replies: 4
Views: 5261

Re: HMAS Sydney search to start next year

http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,23387660-2,00.html

Just avoid some of the idiotic comments by readers.
by Andy in West Oz
Mon Jan 21, 2008 11:08 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: The Beautiful and Priceless Wrecks at Ballale Island Removed
Replies: 14
Views: 12036

Interesting method of removal - shove it till it moves! Doesn't matter that Japanese wrecks are usually paper thin.

I'm in two minds about all of this.
by Andy in West Oz
Fri Dec 07, 2007 1:45 am
Forum: Warbirds & Restorations
Topic: Col Pay - RIP
Replies: 0
Views: 3405

Col Pay - RIP

Owner/restorer of WII aircraft and ag pilot has been reported missing while flying one of his business' aircraft. As many of you know, he is best known for his long-term ownership of Spitfire Mk VIII VH-HET now flying with the Temora Aviation Museum. RIP. http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,2288576...
by Andy in West Oz
Sun Nov 25, 2007 6:35 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: PNG floods uncover unexploded ordnance
Replies: 0
Views: 2796

PNG floods uncover unexploded ordnance

http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,22819100-23109,00.html DISASTER officials in Papua New Guinea's flood-ravaged Oro Province are warning people to avoid unexploded wartime bombs and shells uncovered by surging waters. The province was the scene of vicious fighting between Australian and Japanese ...
by Andy in West Oz
Sun Nov 18, 2007 11:20 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: HMAS Sydney search to start next year
Replies: 4
Views: 5261

HMAS Sydney search to start next year

They've raised the money and a ship is available. Fingers and toes crossed! http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,22782976-29277,00.html AN official search for sunken World War II light cruiser HMAS Sydney will begin early next year, with a world famous shipwreck hunter at the helm. Sydney was sunk o...
by Andy in West Oz
Tue Sep 11, 2007 1:03 am
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: P-51's escorting B-29 videoclip
Replies: 4
Views: 7314

What's the book you've written, Leaustin?
by Andy in West Oz
Mon Sep 10, 2007 1:20 am
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: What Pacific based book are you reading at the moment?
Replies: 60
Views: 72921

What Pacific based book are you reading at the moment?

Just thought this'd be a good post to keep going.

Funnily enough, I'm reading a Bomber Command Pathfinder book at the moment but hope to start Black Cats in the near future.

Over to you guys...
by Andy in West Oz
Wed Aug 22, 2007 6:29 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: RNZAF aircrew found in the Solomons
Replies: 2
Views: 5551

Thanks Dan, forgot all about the MIA section!
by Andy in West Oz
Tue Aug 21, 2007 11:04 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: Remains of airman found on King's Canyon glacier
Replies: 2
Views: 6326

Remains of airman found on King's Canyon glacier

From Fresnobee.com National Park Service officials confirmed today that they have retrieved the remains of a World War II-era serviceman on the Mount Mendel glacier, about 100 feet from where the remains of another airman were found two years ago. Officials said they will have the remains flown to H...
by Andy in West Oz
Tue Aug 21, 2007 11:03 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: RNZAF aircrew found in the Solomons
Replies: 2
Views: 5551

RNZAF aircrew found in the Solomons

http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/4173155a6009.html Police and the New Zealand Defence Force are now embarking on a national search to find relatives of all five crew members – six decades after their deaths. The Royal New Zealand Air Force servicemen – all aged 20 or 21 – were killed when their Ventura ...
by Andy in West Oz
Sun Aug 12, 2007 9:44 pm
Forum: Warbirds & Restorations
Topic: RAAF Spitfire A58-441 Listed for Sale
Replies: 1
Views: 5042

Saw that last week as well, Daniel. No idea what the deal is there.
by Andy in West Oz
Sun Aug 12, 2007 9:42 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Video of A-20 wreck off Port Moresby
Replies: 3
Views: 5809

No worries, Daniel. I do it all the time and usually get back to things in the following week...or longer. Too much to do!