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Here he is late in the war as a pilot...this is one of the photos that came from his daughter.

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Here are his orders to flying duty with Torpedo 8 signed by "Swede" Larsen

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Here is the write up for the Navy and Marine Corps Medal signed by Larsen. I also got this from his daughter. Note that it was submitted through the Marine Corps vice the Navy.

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Very nice! Great jacket!

 

JD

AAF Collector...........
**Always Buying WW2 Aviation Related Items: Especially Operation Tidal Wave items (1st Ploesti Raid) ..... WW2 Fighter Ace Related Items.....Higher End A-2 Flight Jacket Groups....AAF Related Valor Medal Groups**

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BTT in remembrance of the Battle of Midway.

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WWII Naval Aviation Groupings : Medals, Documents, Scrapbooks, Photos, Flight Logs, Flight Jackets + More

 


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Thanks Guys!

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WWII Naval Aviation Groupings : Medals, Documents, Scrapbooks, Photos, Flight Logs, Flight Jackets + More

 


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Back to the top in remembrance of the Battle of Midway.

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WWII Naval Aviation Groupings : Medals, Documents, Scrapbooks, Photos, Flight Logs, Flight Jackets + More

 


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Back up in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Midway.

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WWII Naval Aviation Groupings : Medals, Documents, Scrapbooks, Photos, Flight Logs, Flight Jackets + More

 


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Back up in commemoration of the 77th anniversary of the Battle of Midway.

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WWII Prisoner of War items : Medals, Mail, Diaries, Photos, Documents, Scrapbooks + More

WWII Naval Aviation Groupings : Medals, Documents, Scrapbooks, Photos, Flight Logs, Flight Jackets + More

 


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Back up to coincide with the release of the new movie MIDWAY

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WWII Naval Aviation Groupings : Medals, Documents, Scrapbooks, Photos, Flight Logs, Flight Jackets + More

 


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WWII Naval Aviation Groupings : Medals, Documents, Scrapbooks, Photos, Flight Logs, Flight Jackets + More

 


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Great post. I will take the liberty of of posting the " equipment" that was flown. This Avenger is 1:18 scale, 38" wing span, I inherited it from my buddy's estate, along with 28 other types. Due to the size of these, I had to put 20 on display at my Legion. Detail is amazing, even has a torpedo in its bay. image.jpeg.80aff406d8fc66f0bfc62c0b01663db7.jpegimage.jpeg.738f5b3c5b0d1b21069d77dd54620de9.jpegimage.jpeg.3bc0e1e2b2f4f169ff31ac2852761da8.jpegimage.jpeg.7cf6f6ff617f0327621ae7646e8288dd.jpeg

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48 minutes ago, 917601 said:

Great post. I will take the liberty of of posting the " equipment" that was flown. This Avenger is 1:18 scale, 38" wing span, I inherited it from my buddy's estate, along with 28 other types. Due to the size of these, I had to put 20 on display at my Legion. Detail is amazing, even has a torpedo in its bay. image.jpeg.80aff406d8fc66f0bfc62c0b01663db7.jpegimage.jpeg.738f5b3c5b0d1b21069d77dd54620de9.jpegimage.jpeg.3bc0e1e2b2f4f169ff31ac2852761da8.jpegimage.jpeg.7cf6f6ff617f0327621ae7646e8288dd.jpeg

 

I met one of two survivors from Midway that flew on one of the Avengers. Airman 3rd Class Harry Ferrier was Ensign Albert Ernest's radioman/gunner and was shot twice by a pursuing Zero. Once in the hand and another grazing wound in the head. He showed me the ball cap he was wearing that day. It had the bullet hole in it and the blood stains from his wound. The 50 cal. gunner on his plane was killed. This was also the Avenger's debut in combat. 

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