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MARINE BOMBING SQUADRON SIX-ELEVEN

SQUADRON LOG BOOK





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i finally got a copy of the bombers of magzam. my dad and i both read it and enjoyed very much. if you are a 611 member or family of one, it is a great read. gave it to dad on his 85th bday and it was nice to see the smile it gave him. a must read for vmb 611

Added: January 6, 2013
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Regarding Joseph Caggiano as posted by his grandson. Your grandfather and I were best buddies during the war. I visited with him on Moore Street there in Philly several times before his untimely death. I was so happy to see your posting. Please email me when you can. Thanks Rip Collins SSgt USMC VMB 611

Added: December 31, 2012
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Excellent website. My grandfather was a radio/gunner on one of the PBJ's from VMB-611. My father, who passed away 2 weeks ago told me everything I know about my grandfather. The author of the book, "The Bombers of Magzam" sent my father a copy of his book. BTW, the last name is spelled CaggIano (everyone keeps omitting the "I" in our last name.) But I have his dog tags and the USMCR spelled it correctly.

Added: December 16, 2012
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Hello. This is my first visit to your website and was very pleased to see a picture of my father,"HENRY R HARTMAN". My father passed in 1994 in an automobile accident and his wife, my mother KATHLEEN HARTMAN, just passed in Oct 2012. I am the exectutor of their estate and I have found pictures from Zamboanga that were Henry's. He so enjoyed the reunions, and over the years, met some of his friends from the Corp. He never said much about the war, but he did tell plenty of stories about the good times. That was his way.
I'd like to help with some pictures if at all posible.
Sempre Fi
Henry W Hartman


Added: December 7, 2012
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My Father William C. Olson was in Zamboanga, where he used to say the Monkeys have no tails, is anyone out there still alive today that served with Dad? I think he was there in the Mid 1940's

Added: November 24, 2012
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I am the daughter of Anthony"Tony"Dias. I attended many reunions with my parents all over the Country. My father would love to hear from any of his old friends. Please email me your contact information and I will have Pop call.He speaks about his VMB611 Family often. Paul Flynn sent Pop his recent book and Pop enjoyed it very much. Thank you again to all the great men that served and those who still serve our nation. SEMPER FI email address alexiszack72@yahoo.com2

Added: September 23, 2012
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to alexis dias i think my dad knows tony hes 85 was a real young guy at 15 when he joined ask tony if he remembers him my number is 508 668 2730 anybody remembers him call if you like leave message and i promise to call you back

Added: September 20, 2012
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if anybody is around my dad and i are going to see a b25 flying into norwood airport mass this weekend sept 21-24 2012 if you go look for the old guy and thank a marine from ww2

Added: September 20, 2012
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I can not access the log book?

Added: September 14, 2012
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Great site, and wonderful information.
I was disappointed that my dad was not included included in the roster.
My dad served in the Philippines from 1944-45 as a PBJ pilot and was wounded, as a result of attempting to disarm unexploded ordinance found in the sands around the island he was on. He was never recognized for his heroic efforts, as many lives of the native residence were saved, due to his and many other officers efforts.
I f there is any way he could be included in your roster, I would appreciate it.
His name is Angelo H. Deghi. He would have been very proud to see his name on your list, as he was a very proud Marine. he passed away in 2005.
Thank you


Added: August 21, 2012
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