My Grandfather

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  1. Captain

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    It's my grandfather's fotos.
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    Rumania 1944

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    Rumania 1944. A-20G Boston (Havoc) 453 Bomber Regiment

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    Hungary, Debretzen, okt.-nov.1944
    Anybody know this americans? B-17
     
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    Thanks for introducing yourself
     
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    Great photos!
     
  4. ccheese

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    Captain: Welcome to the forum. Hey... those are great photo's, something
    to treasure later in life.

    Charles
     
  5. timshatz

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    Great shots. Definitely a family treasure.

    Did your father fly A20s or Pe2s? Looks a little like both.
     
  6. Captain

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    US aircraft A-20G-10 (6 mgs), later A-20G-20 (4 guns 2 mgs). In USSR named 'Boston'
    At all: U-2 (Po-2), R-5, R-Z, SB, SB-2, A-20G-10, A-20G-20, after war Il-28.
     
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    Great photos Captain!
     
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    Nice pictures!
    Thanks for sharing
    Art
     
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    You should be proud of your grandfather!
     
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    Cool pictures, thanks for sharing
     
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    Thanks for the info. Did he ever talk to you about flying them? Any info on it?
     
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    Welcome to the forum and great photos.
     
  13. Captain

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    Yes! He alive. It's interesting for you?
     
  14. ToughOmbre

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    Welcome.

    Great pictures :!:
     
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    Neat stuff, welcome aboard.
     
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    Those are some great pictures!

    Thanks for sharing!

    We would like to hear some stories from him about his flying the airplanes.

    The air war between the axis and Russians is still little known.
     
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    Welcome, thanks for sharing the pics...
     
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    YES!
     
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    Hi there and welcome to the forum, Captain! :)

    Those are some very interesting pics you have of your grandfather.
     
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