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Old 7th Jun 2019, 12:35
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C2J scores again with Brady.
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Old 7th Jun 2019, 15:50
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Thank you dook.

Let's start with something that has meat too it...


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Old 7th Jun 2019, 15:51
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Ah- there you are.
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Old 7th Jun 2019, 16:06
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Another double act to find.

I think I see an American Airlines DC3 and 2x P39. I would say post WW2 and probably the USA again.

I'm wondering what you have brushed out on the Airacobra.

edit: I am looking for the tower this time, it might be easier.

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Old 7th Jun 2019, 16:31
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Sorry, had some errands to run.

I believe the P-39 has shadows and a couple mis-matched panels. Nothing I did to it. The markings on the P-39 are pre or early WWII. I think the P-39 is actually the key.

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Old 7th Jun 2019, 16:41
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It turns out the tower is the key.



Now I get the "meat on it" bit.
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Old 7th Jun 2019, 16:57
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And where were the P-39's built?

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Old 7th Jun 2019, 17:07
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Buffalo........
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Old 7th Jun 2019, 17:12
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It must have been cold in the winter, but man, what a view!



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Old 7th Jun 2019, 17:17
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I would imagine with sunlight, even in the winter, it might have been the opposite - like sitting in a greenhouse.

Standby for the next...…

You like Dakotas - some more.

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Old 7th Jun 2019, 19:47
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Big guess at Broadway.
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Old 7th Jun 2019, 19:50
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Good guess, but not Borneo.
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Old 7th Jun 2019, 20:15
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Hard men,tough aircraft,landing and t/o on 900m at 3500ft,slopey runway,+30,WET.. ....WOW,or Wau,PNG...OH if correct..
Where is Broadway in Borneo...?
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Old 7th Jun 2019, 20:28
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Broadway is about 50 miles NE of Indaw.

sycamore has Wau'd it.

OH has been called.
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Old 7th Jun 2019, 20:32
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I've not been to Wau, but flew in and out of Wamina a few years ago. Very performance limiting and hated taking off towards the mountains. Rather limiting if I lost one...

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Old 7th Jun 2019, 20:45
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I remember a take-off from Naples USN base and passing between two blocks of flats as the flaps were coming in.

Mind you, it was a Jaguar.
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Old 7th Jun 2019, 21:03
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My Broadway was the Chindit Broadway. Forgotten Army?
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Old 8th Jun 2019, 00:08
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JENKINS, I was guessing Burma too and I knew which Broadway you meant. My Dad was in the XIVth Army - a tank driver in the 3rd Carabiniers.
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A Carabinier tank engagement mentioned in my search yesterday, Burma and probably Kohima, but no airfield involved! A Welsh theme in the regiment I believe.
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3rd Carabinier tank battle - Nunshigum perhaps. Although the 3rd weren't caught in Kohima they were part of the relieving force from Imphal.
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