B-29s, Korean War, Early Cold War Recollections and Related Stories

 

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go   A MAGNIFICENT RENDITION OF OUR B-29

go   The Lady Be Good Tragedy
On Apr. 4, 1943, 25 B-24s took off from Soluch, Libya, on a bombing mission against Naples, Italy. All returned safely except the Lady Be Good. It was found nearly 16 years later in the Libyan Desert. This story tells of the search for the crew of this ill-fated plane.

go   B-29 CREWS TORTURED BY THE JAPANESE
Japanese indignities included beheading, removal of body parts, cannibalism, castration, Amputation by vivisectionist, and disembowelment, to mention a few.
Should be Required reading.

go   AGENT ORANGE
A heartbreaking account of children poisoned by AGENT ORANGE DIOXIN

go   Bataan Death March, Japanese Atrocities

go   Nanking Massacre, Japanese Atrocities

go   B-29 Fly-over Honors WWII Airman
Bill Royster was a B-29 tail gunner on the crew of the "Big Stick" on Saipan. His dramatic story tells of being shot in the side and spending three months in the hospital. Story provided courtesy of Bill Royster

go   Alone With The Enemy
Bill Welch tells of the dangerous combat missions flown by RB-29s of the 91st Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron. Alone, deep in enemy territory in Korea and China. Story provided courtesy of William F. (Bill) Welch, crewmember on Lt. Earle Ambrose's crew.

go   THE GREAT DEPRESSION
The Great Depression started in the U.S. in 1929, quickly spread to every
part of the world. Most Americans lost everything as banks failed.

go   WILL OUR NATIONAL DEBT SINK AMERICA?
A State of the Union Address

go   THE CAP ARCONA MARITIME TRAGEDY
The loss of life in the Cap Arcona sinking is among the highest in Maritime History.

go   THE SINKING OF THE JUNYO MARU
The Japanese cargo ship was torpedoed by a British submarine. 5,620 perished.

go   ISRAEL MAKES UNPROVOKED ATTACK ON U.S. NAVY SHIP
The USS Liberty is attacked by Israel with aircraft and torpedoes.

go   THE TRAGIC SINKING OF THE LANCASTRIA
Britains Worst Maritime Disaster

go   85 FOOT SAILING YACHT BURNED, VANDALIZED, SUNK
The final story of the Ostwind, almost.

go   VOYAGE OF THE DAMMED
One of the worst tragedys of all time.

go   THE PUEBLO INCIDENT
North Korea Delivers Total Insult To U.S. Navy

go   WHAT HAPPENED ON NOV. 11, 2006
What does the "Forgotten War" mean to its veterans?

go   THE KOREAN WAR
We entered the wrong war, at the wrong place, at the wrong time.

go   VIETNAM
This war ripped our country apart, very similar to our war with Iraq.

go   THE WAY IT WAS
At one time the U.S. was a safe, proud, nation. Our factories were operating at full speed, our production unmatched.

go   THE TRAGEDY OF THE FIVE SULLIVAN BROTHERS
All five brothers were killed when their ship was sunk by a Japanese sub.

go   MORE ON THE WILL TO WIN
Starting with Korea, the U.S. really had no real "will to win" as in WW11. Same thing in Vietnam, and now a repeat in Iraq.

go   1983 USMC BARRACKS BOMBING IN BEIRUT
Hundreds Of Our Finest Were Killed, No Retaliation From The U.S.

go   A PATRIOTIC AMERICAN
Yes, I love this country. At one time it stood for honor, decency, and respect.

go   AN AFTERTHOUGHT, IS THIS POSSIBLE?
Can a nation exist with everyone on drugs, nobody working, and all money going to other countries?

go   APPOINTMENT WITH TERROR
Terrorism will eventually overcome the U.S. as prophesied.

go   WILL NORTH KOREA STRIKE THE U.S. WITH NUCLEAR POWER?
An attack on the U.S. would be suicide.

go   THE HYDROGEN BOMB
Will man eventually destroy civilization?

go   BRITISH EXPLODE H BOMB
The test raised a major debate leading to a Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

go   GERMANY DONATES SUBS TO ISREAL
With modifications Isreal could be a real Nuclear threat.

go   THE CASE OF THE MISSING H-BOMB
Incredibly this story is about only one weapon, there are many others.

go   CHINA SHOOTS DOWN ORBITING SATELLITE
China's space capability is increasing at an alarming rate.

go   IRAN BECOMES REGIONAL SUPERPOWER
Iran may turn the region into a Nuclear powder keg.

go   LIST OF COUNTRIES WITH NUCLEAR WEAPONS
It is frightening to know that there are five countries conidered
Nuclear Weapons States.

go   TRUMANS DECISION TO BUILD THE H-BOMB
Truman said it was his responsibility to see that our country is able to defend itself against any aggressor.

go   IRAN'S CONTROVERSIAL TYRANT
He is pushing hard to creat a Nuclear capability making Iran a major danger to the world.

go   THE U.S. DROPS H-BOMB ON BIKINI
The blast was one of the largest man-made explosion ever.

go   Flak Alley a poem
Bill Royster, a B29 tail gunner on Saipan during WWII, sums it all up in his poignant poem.   By Bill Royster

go   Banana King of Saipan
B29 tail gunner Bill Royster writes about his pride in the 20th AF, dropping supplies to POWs in Japan, and discusses taking a 50 cal. Bullet lodged near his spine. Story provided courtesy of Bill Royster

 
go   Displaying The Korean War Service Medal
Instructions on mounting the letter of appreciation and medal from the President of the Republic of Korea. Contributed by Wayland Mayo

go   " High Flight "
A great poem written by a 19 year old pilot with the RAF, killed when his Spitfire crashed. Before his death he mailed this immortal sonnet to his parents in the U.S.A. By John Gillespie Magee, Jr.

go   Enjoy a slide show with over 95 photos
of The Confederate Air Force Ghost Squadron

go   A Strange Airplane Story
Airplane crosses Atlantic stuffed with ping pong balls.

go   ONE WILD RIDE- the LT. Thomason story
What happens when a B-29 looses three engines? Read about this hairy mission. Contributed by William F. (Bill) Welch

go   Words spoken over 500 years ago still meaningful today.

go   Can a C-17 land on an Aircraft Carrier?
The Navy has a problem.
Submitted by Wayland Mayo

go   MODEL AIRPLANE SECTION
A Complete Model Section Covering Radio Control, U Control, Scale Models, And The Revolutionary 1/18 Display Models.

 go   A Comprehensive Listing of Books, Movies, and
Internet Web Sites Covering Warfare
A listing of material covering WWII, Korean Conflict, with B-29s, B-36s, jets, and famous battle sequences. Contributed by Wayland Mayo

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