Wrecks of the P-51 of 2/Lt Kiggins found in the Czech Republic

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  1. filnorm

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    Dear all,
    I would like to annouce that guys from the department of history of the Moravian Museum found wrecks of the P-51B near the city of Brno, Czech Republic, and some remains of the pilot, 2/Lt William L. Kiggins of the 31st Fighter Group, 15th USAAF, who was shot down while strafing a railroad station nearby on October 11, 1944. You may want to take a look at a couple of pictures at http://hloubkari.bloguje.cz/503916_item.php.
    Regards, Filip
     
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    Thanks for posting this.

    Also thanks to those who found and are sending him home. All the missing on both sides deserve that.
     
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    Yes, thanks for sharing this with us.
     
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    Thankyou very much. :salute:
     
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    Poor guy was wish'n he was in a P-47...:salute:
     
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    Dear all, I have translated the entire post in the blog on this issue. I would like to let you also know that on October 13, 2007 a memorial desk will be unveiled near the crash site. More photos will be supplied
    Regards, Filip
     
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