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by georgetanksherman
Tue Jan 18, 2022 11:13 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: RCAF, F/O Norman Vincent Crabtree ???
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Re: RCAF, F/O Norman Vincent Crabtree ???

Where I found the info on the Three American in the RCAF https://www.whirlwindfighterproject.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/no-263-squadron.pdf 29th Sept 1942 F/O Norman Vincent Crabtree, P/O William Albert Lovell & F/S Richard Irl Reed, all citizens of the United States, who joined the RAF about ...
by georgetanksherman
Tue Jan 18, 2022 1:23 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: RCAF, F/O Norman Vincent Crabtree ???
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Re: RCAF, F/O Norman Vincent Crabtree ???

Temujin, I had heard of the Westland Whirlwind, being an aircraft nut and all, as the case, I was trying to find a different airman at the time, and for some reason the page talking about RAF No. 263 kept popping up, so I went to have a look, and found these three Americans from the RCAF mentioned w...
by georgetanksherman
Tue Jan 18, 2022 1:51 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: RCAF, F/O Norman Vincent Crabtree ???
Replies: 3
Views: 56

RCAF, F/O Norman Vincent Crabtree ???

Need help in locating info on an American in the RCAF, F/O Norman Vincent Crabtree, J/107779, trying to find his hometown, was assigned to R.A.F. Sqdn No. 263, flying the Westland Whirlwind, September 29, 1942, transferred to USAAF 94th Sqdn. flying the Lockheed P-38 with fellow Americans P/O W.A. L...
by georgetanksherman
Sat Jan 01, 2022 11:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA)
Replies: 0
Views: 88

Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA)

Happy New Year to everyone, while researching some American names that Temujin gave me to look up, I came across this site about the Air Transport Auxiliary, so I thought I would share it as it is the best one that I found so Far. Home Page: https://www.ata-ferry-pilots.org/index.php Canadian Pilots...
by georgetanksherman
Tue Dec 28, 2021 12:32 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: American Women in RCAF, Canadian Army, Canadian Navy
Replies: 3
Views: 215

Re: American Women in RCAF, Canadian Army, Canadian Navy

Appreciate the help Temujin, I have a friend over in Italy that sponsors the Allied Memorial Remembrance Ride, Augostino Cassonni, in the A.M. the ride to the Rome-Scicily American War Cemetery, in the afternoon they ride to the Beach Head War Commonwealth Cemetery to pay their Respects and Remembra...
by georgetanksherman
Tue Dec 28, 2021 12:40 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: American Women in RCAF, Canadian Army, Canadian Navy
Replies: 3
Views: 215

American Women in RCAF, Canadian Army, Canadian Navy

Just wanted to see if there was a site to research American Women who volunteered to join the fight in WW II. Royal Canadian Air Force Women's Division , so far, I have found 33 American Women who Served Royal Canadian Army Corp. so far, I have found 3 American Women who served Women's Royal Canadia...
by georgetanksherman
Fri Dec 24, 2021 1:10 pm
Forum: Site
Topic: Thankyou !
Replies: 2
Views: 205

Thankyou !

Just wanted to post a "Thankyou" to everyone that lends a hand to those trying to Learn and Research using this site. It's great to see those willing to help others when they get stuck, especially seeing as there is a bunch of misinformation out there ! And I would also like to wish everyone a Very ...
by georgetanksherman
Thu Dec 23, 2021 11:40 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: RCAF Sqdn 424, Halifax LW117 ???
Replies: 10
Views: 525

Re: RCAF Sqdn 424, Halifax LW117 ???

Temujin, On a good note :-) at least you can see my confusion, throughout my research on Halifax LW117, I have seen F/O J. King as the pilot, F/O J.G. Keys as the pilot, and F/O J.G. Krzo as the pilot, at least I can see F/O J. King and F/O J.G. Keys were part of RCAF No. 424 Squadron, but where Air...
by georgetanksherman
Thu Dec 23, 2021 4:00 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: RCAF Sqdn 424, Halifax LW117 ???
Replies: 10
Views: 525

RCAF Sqdn 424, Halifax LW117 ???

Greetings everyone, hope all is well and wish everyone a Safe, Merry Christmas, Have a querry on RCAF Squadron No. 424, H.P. Halifax LW117, while taking off from RAF Skipton on Swale for a bombing mission to Boulonge, the aircraft swung on takeoff and crashed, the crew was not injured. but I have se...
by georgetanksherman
Thu Dec 16, 2021 2:06 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Sgt G.A. Furste, RCAF ??? American
Replies: 4
Views: 339

Re: Sgt G.A. Furste, RCAF ??? American

Thank You for the info BFBSM,

I believe this is the first Warrior that has gone from the Air Force to the Army, I am guessing that it had something to do with the injuries from the crash.

Cheers again for the help !

George