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This picture was found in the garbage ...what a shame history ends upon the trash. I'm honored to be the new custodian of it. It looks like it was taken on the flight deck. On the rear is written---John Francis Murphy - Air Group #2 - USS Hornet - WW 2. - Torpedo Bomber - Gruman TBF Avenger

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nice find buddy !!!!

 

LB

WANTED : RAF 1940 PATT FLYING BOOTS

WANTED : DINGHY TYPE K ,TYPE A

" ALWAYS WANTING USAAF ITEMS IN THEIR ORIGINAL PACKAGING "

"WOULD ALSO LIKE 487th FS AND 515TH BS RELATED ITEMS "

"Illegitmi non carborundum"

 



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Congratulations! That is an awesome picture. Danny

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Forum Member #1691 since September 2007

Served in the US Army from 1960-80

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Vietnam 1967 with 7-15th FA ~ [8"/175mm Gun] First Field Forces

Vietnam 1968 with 1-30th FA ~ [155mm] 1st Cavalry Division [AIRMOBILE]

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Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the 30th Field Artillery Regiment in 2018

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Yep, VT-2 off the Hornet (CV-12), 1944-45

In memory of 1LT Julius C. Goldman, XO of F/330th, 83rd Infantry Division 1944-45.

Looking for ETO/MTO P-47 and Tactical Reconnaissance Unit photographs and any items associated with WWII Jewish fighter pilots.

Curator of Arms & Armor at the National Museum of the Marine Corps

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Very nice find! I am glad you rescued it before it went to the land fill. Now John Francis Murphy will be remembered, as he should be.

Steve

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Always looking for anything related to the 8th AAF and flight gear of W.W.2.

Also any info on Advisory Team 98 the unit my late father served in.

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From Fold3. "Scraps of Torpedo Two"

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WANTED: Always looking for former members, family and contact information, photos and named memorabilia from Carrier Air Group Eleven (CVG-11). VS-11/VB-21, VB-11, VF-11 & VT-11 from the beginning in 1942, Guadalcanal 1943 and until 1945 while onboard the USS Hornet ( CV-12 ).


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VT-2 USS Hornet 1944

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WANTED: Always looking for former members, family and contact information, photos and named memorabilia from Carrier Air Group Eleven (CVG-11). VS-11/VB-21, VB-11, VF-11 & VT-11 from the beginning in 1942, Guadalcanal 1943 and until 1945 while onboard the USS Hornet ( CV-12 ).


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