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#1 JBaird

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Posted 25 October 2018 - 11:36 AM

I have some very nice original photographs of VC-96's Torpedo Bomber crews.  If you are looking for photo's of any of the crew members, send me a message and I'll get back with you.  These photo's are along with a grouping I have from Harry W. Snyder, who was a turret gunner.  If you have any information on him I would appreciate it!

 

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Posted 25 October 2018 - 04:35 PM

It's not much, but Fold3.com has him on this list of awards to VC-96 personnel, showing he was awarded two Air Medals as an AMM2c.

Regards, Paul

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Posted 25 October 2018 - 06:21 PM

Thanks, Paul!

 

I have the award docs for the three awards of the Air Medal, as well as for a DFC he received.  Also included in the group were the medals themselves!

 

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Posted 25 October 2018 - 06:45 PM

Jeff,

You are very welcome. Any chance you could share a few photos of the grouping with us?



#5 JBaird

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Posted 25 October 2018 - 07:34 PM

Here are a couple of photographs of the grouping.  There is more, but it would take a LONG time to put everything here.

 

 

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Posted 25 October 2018 - 07:35 PM

another....

 

 

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Posted 25 October 2018 - 07:41 PM

Here is a photo of him, along with the rest of the crew of his TBM.  Picture was taken on the wing of his aircraft.  Also pictured is ARM1c Joe Arellano (far left) and the pilot, LT(jg) Bill Heekin (middle).  

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Posted 26 October 2018 - 04:08 AM

Thank you Jeff, that is a great grouping, and nicely displayed. Congratulations!



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Posted 28 October 2018 - 11:34 AM

Wow that a great grouping ad photos! Thanks for it and keep coming please!

 

Thanks for you work,

Jerry




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