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#1 spidge

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Posted 24 December 2005 - 10:09 AM

You may have seen this, if not, it is interesting.

There are a few other pics on close up I received on an email.



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Spidge,


My project is the collection of over 11,400+ RAAF Headstone/Memorial photos located in 70 countries during WW2 and the 360+ from WW1. Can you assist? Do you know someone that can?
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My Signature photo is the Battalion history of WW2 and the patch of the 2/8th battalion. (Blood & Bandages)
My Avatar is my dad, Gunner Frederick Edwin Swallow "C" Company, 2/8th Battalion, 19th Brigade, 6th Division AIF. Critically wounded on the first attack on Tobruk, January 21st 1941.



 


#2 Gnomey

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Posted 24 December 2005 - 11:23 AM

I have seen it spidge and I find very interesting to see, please post the other pics you have. On another note those of you who have Google Earth or similar type in Davis Monthan AFB in the fly to box and you get some alright pictures of it, what it does show though is the scale of the base it is huge and it has almost every kind of aircraft you can think of from F-16s to B-52s.
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"Never in the field of human conflict has so much been owed by so many to so few"
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"To him the people of Britain and the free world owe largely the way of life they enjoy today"
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#3 jamesicus

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Posted 24 December 2005 - 03:28 PM

IMO The Pima Air & Space Museum (an adjunct to the Boneyard) is a jewel for Military Aircraft devotees:

http://www.swaviator...1/boneyard.html

Two hangars are dedicated to WWII aircraft and include a B-17, B-24, B-25, B-29 (2), C-47, etc. along with a growing exhibit of fighter aircraft. The latest addition is a fully restored German V1 "Doodlebug" complete with its transporter -- FIESELER Fi103-A1 (V-1) HOELLENHUND SERIAL NUMBER 121536 http://www.pimaair.o...uzzbomb_med.jpg

Following is a truly marvelous gallery of photographs that I am sure every enthusiast will enjoy:

http://unicycling.sm.../gallery/146897
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#4 spidge

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Posted 24 December 2005 - 03:41 PM

(Gnomey @ Dec 24 2005, 09:23 PM) [post=43613]I have seen it spidge and I find very interesting to see, please post the other pics you have. On another note those of you who have Google Earth or similar type in Davis Monthan AFB in the fly to box and you get some alright pictures of it, what it does show though is the scale of the base it is huge and it has almost every kind of aircraft you can think of from F-16s to B-52s.
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Here they are.

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Spidge,


My project is the collection of over 11,400+ RAAF Headstone/Memorial photos located in 70 countries during WW2 and the 360+ from WW1. Can you assist? Do you know someone that can?
-------------------------------------------------------
My Signature photo is the Battalion history of WW2 and the patch of the 2/8th battalion. (Blood & Bandages)
My Avatar is my dad, Gunner Frederick Edwin Swallow "C" Company, 2/8th Battalion, 19th Brigade, 6th Division AIF. Critically wounded on the first attack on Tobruk, January 21st 1941.



 


#5 Gnomey

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Posted 24 December 2005 - 04:43 PM

Nice pics spidge.
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Sir Winston Chuchill, Summer 1940

"To him the people of Britain and the free world owe largely the way of life they enjoy today"
Ensciption on Hugh Dowding's (AOC Fighter Command 1936-1940) Statue in London

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#6 jamesicus

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Posted 24 December 2005 - 05:35 PM

Here is another album of great photos:


http://community.web.../82840892qeQWrT
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#7 jamesicus

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Posted 24 December 2005 - 06:20 PM

(spidge @ Dec 24 2005, 09:09 AM) [post=43610]You may have seen this, if not, it is interesting.

There are a few other pics on close up I received on an email.



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And, of course, this picture only depicts a very small area of the facility.
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#8 jamesicus

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Posted 24 December 2005 - 06:41 PM

Here are three primary links relating to the "Boneyard" including an overview, detailed history and available tours .....

http://www.dm.af.mil...RC/history.html

http://www.amarcexpe...com/Default.asp

http://www.pimaair.o...d=48&Itemid=232
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Posted 08 January 2006 - 10:03 PM

(Gnomey @ Dec 24 2005, 10:23 AM) [post=43613]those of you who have Google Earth or similar type in Davis Monthan AFB [/b]

Nice tip Gnomey.

Sad to see all those BUFF's cut up though. :(
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