5 minutes of gun camera footage of Captain Thomas Whelan - of the 354th Fighter Group and the 356th Fighter Squadron ---- His grandson Joe Bell recently transferred this. Thanks Joe for letting me share this piece of aviation history on youtube!
This blog is about the making of the World War II documentaries called "The Heroes of the 354th Fighter Group" and "Angel from Hell - The Bill Perkins Story". If you want to contact me, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Captain Thomas Whelan's WWII Gun Camera Footage
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Labels: film, footage, gun camera, p-47, p-51, thomas whelan, WWII
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Photos from Joe Bell's collection of his grandfather Thomas Whelan's Photos and Papers
|Thomas Whelan was part of C FLIGHT. Do you recognize any of these other men?|
|A group of fighter pilots near the flight line. Do you recognize any of these men?|
|Fighter Director Vocabulary Page 1 of 2 - This is cool; I've never seen this vocabulary list before.|
|Fighter Director Vocabulary Page 2 of 2 - This is cool; I've never seen this vocabulary list before.|
|Thomas Whelan was a member of the 354th Pioneer Mustang Fighter Group Association after the war. It is through this association that I met the men of the 354th and was able to start my documentary series.|
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Labels: 354th Fighter Group, 356th Fighter Squadron, AJ, aviation history, C FLIGHT, joe bell, Jon Teboe, p-51, thomas whelan
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