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LEBillfish
06-14-2005, 11:54 PM
Check these out...especially you mission builders.... http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

5th AirForce declassified documents 01/43-10/43 (http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/AAF/AAFHS/AAF-HS-113.pdf)

5th AirForce declassified documents 10/43-02/44 (http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/AAF/AAFHS/AAF-HS-116.pdf)


From here.....
http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/PTO/index.html

LEBillfish
06-14-2005, 11:57 PM
Also, check this out if into Marine Pilot action.

http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/PTO/Bismarks/index.html

Saunders1953
06-15-2005, 07:09 AM
Wonderful! Thanks, LB. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/11.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/11.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/11.gif

pacettid
06-15-2005, 07:46 AM
I thought these were pretty good also LB:

Timeline - Lae (http://uncleted.jinak.cz/tllae.htm)

248th Hiko Sentai (http://www.j-aircraft.com/research/rdunn/248th/248th.htm)

New Guinea Campaign Overview (http://www.army.mil/cmh-pg/brochures/new-guinea/ng.htm)

Japanese Air Operations - New Guinea (http://www.awm.gov.au/journal/j34/shindo.htm)

Tater-SW-
06-15-2005, 07:56 AM
Excellent find.

Too bad we can't get the AI strafers to drop parafrags or skip bombs properly.

tater

Capt._Tenneal
06-15-2005, 09:18 AM
Thank you for the links. I always like reading about the lads in the 5th AF. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Saunders1953
06-16-2005, 09:03 AM
I had to bump this because these sites are just superb. The declassified reports make fascinating reading.

Thanks LB and Pacettid.