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81,814 Views Give Meaning to FT923

  Memories . . . Readers have asked why the mid-Atlantic ditching of Flying Tiger 923 on Sept. 23, 1962, is virtually unknown? Publicity at the time of the crash was very minimal and what there was disappeared very quickly. … Continue reading

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New Book About Flying Tiger 923 Under Contract! Release Anticipated in 2018!

The late Capt. Murray’s son-in-law, Eric Lindner, has just signed a book contract with Lyons Press to expand on the history of Flying Tiger 923. Eric has been close to the subject of the demise of Flying Tiger 923 for … Continue reading

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It is time for Thanksgiving and this is my thanks!

This is a reawakening of our Flying Tiger 923 memorial site, some two years since my last posting. It happens to be Thanksgiving Day 2016, November 24, and in large measure because of this memorial website, I can say from … Continue reading

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A look at the web site record

As this Flying Tiger 923 Memorial Web Site meets the end of three full years of public posting of 106 stories, we take pride in the fact that we have enjoyed some 61,000 public views world-wide. Of course, the majority … Continue reading

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Trooper survivor memorializes Flying Tiger 923 in leather

Paul Stewart of Fisco, Texas surprised three of his fellow survivors with beautiful mementos of Flying Tiger 923. They were in the form of round table coasters etched in leather. The lucky recipients were former paratrooper Gordon Thornsberry of Russellville, … Continue reading

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Life raft story stirs reader responses

We were told repeatedly during the preparation drills, “The life rafts stored in both wings will eject and inflate automatically on impact..” If that were so, what happened to them?   *     *     *     … Continue reading

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Survivor and two rescuers meet in Swiss village of Celerina

A tiny village in the Swiss Alps was the site of a reunion on July 18th of a North Atlantic airplane crash survivor and two of his rescuers. The village of Celerina welcomed Fred Caruso, Pierre-Andre Reymond and Walter Wunderlin who … Continue reading

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