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Abe v.d.Bijl [ abewillem ]

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Subject: Registration F4U-1 crashed in Rabaul Jan.20, 1944
Post ID# 2173
Message Number 1
Date Posted: 07 February 2009, 9:29:05 AM

Who can help me to find the registration of the F4U-1 Corsair who was crashed in de Pacific on January 20,1944.
The pilot on that airplane was Maj.M.R.McCown he was stationned by VMF-321 US Marine Corps.



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Subject: Registration F4U-1 crashed in Rabaul Jan.20, 1944
Post ID# 2174
Message Number 2
Date Posted: 07 February 2009, 2:10:08 PM

sorry dude, I can't help you with that. If you don't mind me asking: what is it for? a research project? And correct me if I'm wrong, but wasn't Rebaul a key Japanese airfield that gave the Allies a hard time in the pacific during world war two? (just making sure I have my facts strait)



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Subject: Registration F4U-1 crashed in Rabaul Jan.20, 1944
Post ID# 2255
Message Number 3
Date Posted: 02 May 2009, 5:38:19 PM

According to a reference book I have, Maj.McCown was flying f4u-1 crosair 17448 when he got shot down.

HOPE THIS HELPS!!!

Sam


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