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- SQUADRON AWARDS & DECORATIONS -
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 - CREWMEMBERS' FLYING STORIES -
Flying stories and reports by: Unknown | Laurence Craig | Bill Holbrook | Bill Helmantoler
Bill Harves | Al Chafetz | Ed Matthews | Bill Rush | Rescued P-47 pilots | David Gunn
Warner Britton's C-47 ditching account | Official Report of Squadron C-47 ditching
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 - WHAT'S NEW ON THE WEBSITE! -
NEW! Added 2 pages of personnel records from Al Barnes.
NEW! Added an eyewitness report of the Jolo landing on 11 April 1945. Courtesy of Al Barnes' family.
NEW! Added Photo Page 67 & Page 68 from the family of Al Barnes.
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Added the Order where Jarvis Yagla was awarded the Silver Star and others the DFC.
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Added a crew photo of Lieutenant "Bud" Hayes and his crew from Henry Lowenstein.
NEW! Added a photo of Lieutenant John A. Mull who was rescued on 15 July 1945 off
Zamboanga.
NEW! I added photos from the 1995 Reunion, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Started adding 1991 Reunion
NEW! I added a VIDEO of "Cat" 44-33885 landing on Mindinao! Don Brown is recognizable in it.
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 - PERIOD ARTICLE
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 Newspaper article on the "Snafu Snatchers" | An article about Captain Louie Goldberg
Read an article written by Al Chafetz about his time in the 2nd ER
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And another article written about the 13th AF and the 2nd ERS | An article in the Ft. Worth Star Telegram
Added a news article of the 22 June 1945 mission.
| Clarence Coon coaxes a "Cat" back with 1/2 an engine!
A video interview of Second ERS Vet Lee Coon! | An awesome video of a surviving PBY
| | The Cutaway Catalina
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 - POEMS and SONGS WRITTEN for the SQUADRON -
The ode to the 2nd Emergency | The ode to "Ole 79" | The song for the 2nd Emergency | The Angel of Mercy



Last
Updated: 12 May 2018


Created, designed, and maintained by Jim Bob Teegarden
2nd Emergency Rescue Squadron • All Rights Reserved •
1943 - 2017


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