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 Post subject: Re: USS Chenango Aircraft Carrier Navy Pilot Color SlideGrou
PostPosted: Sat Dec 29, 2012 4:00 am 
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 Post subject: Re: USS Chenango Aircraft Carrier Navy Pilot Color SlideGrou
PostPosted: Sat Dec 29, 2012 4:31 am 
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Please listen to this youtube video at the 3:30 point and listed for a minute and a half or so. The vet explains the slide I just posted.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6w_vOkOafY


Is this a Pixpast first? Having a vet story with a posted image? I think so - time for the champagne.......... wooo


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2013 11:23 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: USS Chenango Aircraft Carrier Navy Pilot Color SlideGrou
PostPosted: Wed Jan 09, 2013 12:38 am 
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Brennan this is a find of a lifetime! I think I would quit collecting as this is the pinnacle.

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 Post subject: Re: USS Chenango Aircraft Carrier Navy Pilot Color SlideGrou
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I'm done. Hanging up the gloves. Thanks, Mike!


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 Post subject: Re: USS Chenango Aircraft Carrier Navy Pilot Color SlideGrou
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Right after an interior shot..............


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 Post subject: Re: USS Chenango Aircraft Carrier Navy Pilot Color SlideGrou
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LOL... Can't wait to see more of this outstanding grouping.

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 Post subject: Re: USS Chenango Aircraft Carrier Navy Pilot Color SlideGrou
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Mike, thanks for your interest in this grouping! Here's a cool flyover shot of a crashed SBD during training


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 Post subject: Re: USS Chenango Aircraft Carrier Navy Pilot Color SlideGrou
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Love the shots B!
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 Post subject: Re: USS Chenango Aircraft Carrier Navy Pilot Color SlideGrou
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You've seen this shot of the first hour of the battle of tarawa? Check out my blog post

http://portraitsofwar.wordpress.com/201 ... ter-pilot/

Make sure to skip ahead to 3:45 on the youtube link to truely appreciate the slide


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Not sure if I posted the scanned version of this shot? A swwwweeetttt customized jeep.


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 Post subject: Re: USS Chenango Aircraft Carrier Navy Pilot Color SlideGrou
PostPosted: Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:30 am 
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Two destroyers

DE-642 and DE-641. I'm guessing the reason the vet took this shot is that it's probably the only time these two ship have been next to each other during the war.


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 Post subject: Re: USS Chenango Aircraft Carrier Navy Pilot Color SlideGrou
PostPosted: Fri Mar 15, 2013 1:53 am 
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Really enjoyed looking at these again B.
Thanks for sharing.
Paul
Hitting the flea market again Sat. morning. Haven't found good photos in a while so am do for a hit.


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 Post subject: Re: USS Chenango Aircraft Carrier Navy Pilot Color SlideGrou
PostPosted: Fri Mar 15, 2013 3:58 am 
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Awesome images, thank you for sharing!

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