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Daniel Ihde



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PostPosted: Sat Jan 22, 2011 4:09 pm    Post subject: Old WWII photo's - - Posting protocol Reply with quote

I was sifting through some boxes of old negatives and found a few old photographs along with the negatives. One of the old photo's was taken by my fathers cousin who was a gunner aboard one of the old WWII bombers. The photo shows five, what appears to be B-25 bombers flying in formation above some high cloud cover.

My question is since I don't know where the photo was taken, other than over europe during the war, and I'm not even certain the aircraft are B-25's, is there a way I could upload it and post it here on the website? Thanks.

   
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Ztex



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 25, 2011 10:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I would love to see these photos. I'm sure many others would as well.

You could upload them as unknown or 00-0000, then make a new folder for them in your profile...call it WWII photos or something. Post the link here in the forum and we can help you ID them or at least help you figure out how to place them.

I have a few photos that don't fit anywhere...I can't ID the airframe, the airport no longer exists and the date is based only on the year.
Like this one....
http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/163114.html

Just an idea.

Z

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I would also love to see these photos!!!

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Daniel Ihde



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PostPosted: Sat Jan 29, 2011 8:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I finally got around to scanning and posting the photo of the WWII planes. I re-read my original text and I apologize for sounding as if there were more than one photo. Putting thoughts on paper was never one of my strengths. Any I have one photo to post and it is posted here. Thanks for the interest in the old photo.

http://www.airport-data.com/photographers/Daniel+Ihde;5253/WWII-B-24-s-over-Europe;32638;1.html

   
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Ztex



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PostPosted: Sat Jan 29, 2011 11:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cool photo!

Those are Consolidated B-24's

Thanks for sharing the photo.

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Doug Robertson



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PostPosted: Sun Jan 30, 2011 3:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

That fine formation photo could have been taken in a European winter. Europe can go for months then with full cloud cover and not see the sun. I have a 92+ year old close friend who was a USAAC Consolidated B-24 Copilot in WWII based out of Italy in 1944-45. Trained in the Boeing B-17, he was surprised to be assigned to B-24s, that he had never flown before. He is a superb writer, still sharp as a tack. See www.grandfatherstories.com on the web for further info. I have two of his signed volumes-one more is in the mill. He flew through a lot of flak in his missions, his plane hit but not downed. He carries a piece of flak as a memory. And he was billeted in a tent in the snow and mud of Italian winter. They fabricated a heater stove and fueled it with aviation gasoline-why it didn't blow up was a miracle.
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Malcolm Clarke



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PostPosted: Sun Jan 30, 2011 8:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I have a few photos that don't fit anywhere...I can't ID the airframe, the airport no longer exists and the date is based only on the year.
Like this one....
http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/163114.html


Zane.

Your aircraft has what may be a temporary chalking of it's reg/code on the nose wheel flap - 273.
F-86's were manufactured from the late forties through to the mid fifties.
During this period, joebaugher.com lists the most likely candidate - F-86A 48-273 cn 151-43642.
Could this be your aircraft?

Malcolm.

   
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raven76



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PostPosted: Sat Mar 31, 2012 5:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It seems to be a Pre-production model or one that's sold to a private owner, since all markings are removed and also the gunports are gone.

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