Looking for Photos etc. of the "Checkertail Pilots"

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  1. Bill Elliott

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    Would like to search photos of pilots assigned to the Checkertails in North Africa. Hoping to see my father!
    Thanks to all contributors..
    Taps
     
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    Have you checked the Checkertails website?

    Here's their page with the history of the 325th FG: 325th
     
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    how about a book

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    are we talking about LT William R Elliot? He was credited with sinking a sub
     
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    There are also these books on the subject.

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    I have all those books and I'll go through them when I get home Wednesday unless some one beats me to it. I have several more I can check as well.


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    Thanks! Been there many times...
     
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    I have it and it's very good. Mentions my father a few times but no photos.
     
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    Well, that was the best I could suggest, sorry I wasn't of more help!
     
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    No photos yet, just mentions of your father in the above books
     
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    Yes ! his sub incident is documented in 325th-fg-photo book 2.jpg
     
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    Thanks so much! I really appreciate your time. All the images I had of him were destroyed in a house fire.
    Taps
     
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    Thanks for your time and effort!
     
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