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September 3, 1917-2017 This date, September 3, 2017,  marks the 100th birthday of my father, B-17 pilot Lt. Donald R. Christensen.  Unfortunately, he only got to live about one-quarter of those 100 years. He was killed on March 2, 1945, at age 27, when his ...
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Notable Incidents In 398th Bomb Group History
A few notable incidents of Group history deserve mention. One non-combat highlight for everyone at Station 131, as well as local residents and invited guests (mostly young women of course), was the visit by the Glenn Miller Band on October 2, 1944. Miller w...
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Slany, Czechoslovakia 1945 For nearly a year and after their crippled plane disappeared into the clouds on March 2, 1945, until their bodies were discovered by the Grave Registration Service in August 1946, the fate of the Don Christensen and his crew remai...
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Vera Lynn, "We'll Meet Again." A popular WWII song and also the ending of "Dr. Strangelove." https://youtu.be/cHcunREYzNY
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Newly found photo of my dad (in cap) along with John Daniels at Basic Pilot Training, Minter Field near Bakersfield, CA. This was sent to me by Daniels grandson, Kort Nyland. Thanks, Kort. The second photo shows my dad at upper left and John Daniels at lowe...
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Some grainy 8 mm film narrated by the man who shot it during 1944-45. Good views of an 8th AF base. planes in flight, and the English countryside. 52 minutes long and worth it for those who are interested in these matters. Harley R. Stroven Film, 486th Bomb...
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P-51 Mustangs.  .What a great plane! My favorite model as a kid. https://www.warhistoryonline.com/whotube-2/p-51-mustangs-in-the-air.html
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Happy Birthday Jerry Garcia​, from your world wide PFC family. You live on forever through the music!
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