by sirjahn
27 Apr 2015, 17:36
Forum: Trigger Time General Discussion
Topic: Looking for identity of this US Medic from Rennes POW Hospital
Replies: 10
Views: 3.4K

<t>My eventual goal is to write up a docu-drama about my father who ended up at the Rennes Hospital. He reported catching rats for food, digging through the back wall of the compound to eat green pears from the houses behind the hospital, getting blown down the 3rd floor stairs during the first shel...
by sirjahn
20 Apr 2015, 15:27
Forum: Trigger Time General Discussion
Topic: Looking for identity of this US Medic from Rennes POW Hospital
Replies: 10
Views: 3.4K

<r>Julie,<br/> Here is the NAGY Escape and Evasion Report link.<URL url="http://s1182.photobucket.com/user/sirjahn/media/EE-965%20NAGY_zpsjbw3nwqk.jpg.html"><s>[URL=http://s1182.photobucket.com/user/sirjahn/media/EE-965%20NAGY_zpsjbw3nwqk.jpg.html]</s><IMG src="http://i1182.photobucket.com/albums/x4...
by sirjahn
06 Mar 2015, 18:34
Forum: Trigger Time General Discussion
Topic: La Fiere questions.
Replies: 19
Views: 3.6K

<t>The 91st Luftlande Division was a Heer Division not Luftwaffe. It was supposed to be air transportable so all of it's artillery was reported to be of the mountain gun type. The 91st had the 100th Panzer Replacement Battalion operationally attached which is the source for most ex-French tanks and ...
by sirjahn
09 Dec 2014, 14:37
Forum: Trigger Time General Discussion
Topic: Book release, May 2015.
Replies: 7
Views: 1.6K

Could you show the Table of Content please.
Thanks
by sirjahn
21 Oct 2014, 15:14
Forum: Trigger Time General Discussion
Topic: WW II Tanker Vet ask " WHO IN THE HELL IS BRAD PITT ...LOL!!!
Replies: 20
Views: 4.3K

<t>Pretty accurate rendition of tanker combat in my opinion. Loved the tracers flying by and bouncing off. Quibble about the use of Fury in the engagement with the Tiger. Fury had a 76mm gun vice the other tanks having 75mm guns. 76mm could penetrate Tiger front at the engagement range of the movie ...
by sirjahn
18 Jun 2014, 17:20
Forum: Trigger Time General Discussion
Topic: Anyone hear of an American ship "Whip"?
Replies: 12
Views: 1.4K

<t>Okay did some more searching there was a Liberty Ship named the William Whipple (signer of the Declaration of Independence) built in 1942, damaged in the Med July 1943, sunk in Calcutta Harbor December 1943 by Japanese air attack but it wasn't scrapped until 1958 so that means it came back into s...
by sirjahn
17 Jun 2014, 13:24
Forum: Trigger Time General Discussion
Topic: Anyone hear of an American ship "Whip"?
Replies: 12
Views: 1.4K

Correct on the nicknames. Whipperwill was a minesweeper nicknamed Whip in my results.
by sirjahn
16 Jun 2014, 15:09
Forum: Trigger Time General Discussion
Topic: Anyone hear of an American ship "Whip"?
Replies: 12
Views: 1.4K

I've done a quick search on Convoy Web with no hits in Odessa March to May 1945. Searches for vessels named Whip only finds minesweepers and oilers. So no luck on my end.
by sirjahn
28 Apr 2014, 15:34
Forum: Trigger Time General Discussion
Topic: A couple named WW2 items
Replies: 6
Views: 939

The easiest way to attach photos is to set up an account with a photo sharing site like photobucket, copy and paste the image link into the post.
by sirjahn
08 Apr 2014, 12:31
Forum: Trigger Time General Discussion
Topic: James C. Blake
Replies: 5
Views: 660

No I don't. His name is not familiar. Do you have any information on the item that might narrow down the possibilities? Like location found, what the item is or anything found with the item?