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bigchump
12-03-2006, 11:50 AM
My father-in-laws A-26 at Okinawa in 1945.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v248/bigchump/bomber.jpg

He flew 50 combat missions in Europe, including the first two attacks on Ploesti in B-24's, before transferring to the Pacific, where he inflicted serious punishment on the Japanese.

His name was Curtis E. Taylor, and I am proud to be married to his daughter, Judith, who is prettier than her mother, who is pictured below.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v248/bigchump/Aacgrandparents.jpg
Graduation day at Randolph Field in 1942.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v248/bigchump/two_dollar_bigchump.jpg

LEBillfish
12-03-2006, 12:00 PM
A few others of the multitude developed...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v707/Kaytoo/NewGuinea/A26-guns.jpg <div class="ev_tpc_signature">

<span class="ev_code_BLACK">"Does this make my Hien look big?"
"I love my Ha-40's"
"She loves teh Swallow"
"Don't call me cho-cho san"
</span>

Art-J
12-03-2006, 01:05 PM
Could You tell us what unit did he fly in (when this photo was taken)? That might be interesting for modellers, because Pacific Invaders photos are very rare!

Cheers - Art<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c4/Art-J/oldschool_mix.jpg
Old warbirds, old race cars (and then young girls http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif ) forever!

bigchump
12-04-2006, 08:11 AM
@Art-J:
He was in the 319th Bombardment Group at Okinawa. The photo is dated July 1945.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v248/bigchump/two_dollar_bigchump.jpg