WWII submarine rescue film

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  1. Thorlifter

    Thorlifter Well-Known Member

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    FILM FOUND OF B-29 CREW RESCUED BY SUBMARINE

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    This is worth watching... about 2.5 mins. An entire crew of a B-29 (12 aviators)
    was rescued by a US submarine after their plane was shot down in ~1945, 70 miles off the coast of Japan . The entire rescue was filmed in color video but then
    sat in a guy's closet until now. This is a story from a Denver TV station of one
    of those rescued aviators to whom the video was delivered. It also shows their
    transfer to another submarine that is likely headed back to port before the one
    that accomplished the rescue."

    Can you imagine 65 yrs AFTER your rescue you get to watch it on film?!?!
     
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    Fanatastic Video, thanks!
     
  4. Thorlifter

    Thorlifter Well-Known Member

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    Crap, I looked to see if this had been posted before. I think I need to refine my search skillz!
     
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    lol...no worries, it's a great video to watch...definately a cool find! :thumbleft:

    (be sure to see the original, longer version of the video)
     
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    Gnomey World Travelling Doctor
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    Maybe a repost but it is still an interesting find.
     
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    Good enough to post twice! :salute:
     
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    And some of might not have seen the other post.
    Great stuff.
     
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