From: David Acres <email@example.com> Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2002 03:57:47 +1000 Fwd Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2002 14:23:56 -0400 Subject: Re: Playing With '42 LA UFO Pic - Acres >From: Bob Young <YoungBob2@aol.com> >To: firstname.lastname@example.org >Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2002 22:50:51 EDT >Subject: Playing With '42 LA UFO Pic >>From: David Acres <email@example.com> >>To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> >>Subject: Re: Playing With '42 LA UFO Pic >>Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2002 15:53:12 +1000 ><snip> >"FORT FISHER, NORTH CAROLINA >On 15 September 1942, the 443rd moved in convoy through >Blacksburg, Virginia to Fort Fisher, North Carolina. It was >headed for a week's practice firing of the new weapons at both >air and ground targets. The T-28-E1s were lined up shoulder to >shoulder along Fort Fisher's Atlantic Coast Firing Range for >firing at gas filled balloons" Interesting Bob, thanks! Maybe they got the idea for this training exercise from that night in LA as it happened much earlier that year on 25 Feb! Hey ! When were the first blimps used? Maybe the inspiration for them came from this unpopable, unstopable & unconfirmed Japanese balloon?
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