The Japanese WW2 aircraft wrecks of Kwajalein Lagoon by Dan Farnham PART 8

By Pierre Kosmidis Dan Farnham has been living on Kwajalein, working as a civilian contractor for the US Army, since December 2005. Dan has completed Parts 1 to 7, regarding WW2 Japanese aircraft wrecks in the lagoon and this is a wrap-up of all the stories and photos. All the links are below in RED and by clicking them […]

The WW2 Pacific Treasures of Kwajalein Lagoon by Dan Farnham PART 3 – “Gegibu Betty”, the Japanese G4M bomber found in an uninhabited island of the Pacific

By Pierre Kosmidis Text, photos and additional information by Dan Farnhham, used by permission   ADDITIONAL RESOURCES   The WW2 Pacific Treasures of Kwajalein Lagoon by Dan Farnham PART 1 – Exploring aircraft wrecks   The WW2 Pacific Treasures of Kwajalein Lagoon by Dan Farnham PART 2 – Warrant Officer Nobuo Fujita, the only man who […]

The WW2 Pacific Treasures of Kwajalein Lagoon by Dan Farnham PART 2 – Warrant Officer Nobuo Fujita, the only man who has bombed the continental US and the story of the E14Y1 floatplanes found in a shipwreck

By Pierre Kosmidis Text, photos and additional information by Dan Farnhham, used by permission   ADDITIONAL RESOURCES The WW2 Pacific Treasures of Kwajalein Lagoon by Dan Farnham PART 1 – Exploring aircraft wrecks   Locating and identifying WW2 aircraft wrecks: The Kwajalein Missing in Action (MIA) Project    An E14Y1 submarine-launched seaplane, code named “Glen” […]

2,251: Number of aircraft lost during the Vietnam War

By Pierre Kosmidis SOURCE FURTHER READING: 5,086: Number of helicopters destroyed during the Vietnam War The U.S. Air Force flew 5.25 million sorties over South Vietnam, North Vietnam, northern and southern Laos, and Cambodia, losing 2,251 aircraft: 1,737 to hostile action, and 514 in accidents. 2,197 of the losses were fixed-wing, and the remainder rotary-wing. […]