The Story of T/Sgt Jack D. Patzke, USAAF Personal: Jack Donald Patzke, born 8 February 1924 at Cass Lake, Cass County, Minnesota, USA, of parents Frank Julius & Myrtle Bertha (Shively) Patzke. Killed on 8 May 1945 in Bavaria, Germany. Service Information: Enlisted in the Army Air Forces (AAF) on 23 November 1942 at Portland,… Continue reading The Story of T/Sgt Jack D. Patzke, USAAF
Every once in a while I read another person’s blog and because of my newspaper project I can add to the story by providing the actual newspaper account. This is one of those times. On Feb 21, 2013 gpcox posted an entry called “ Pacific Theater continues ” in which he gives us some interesting… Continue reading WWII hits home!
Get your tin foil hats on and call Mulder and Scully. I’ve heard about the WWII airmen reports of foo-fighters and thought that everyone knew about them but I guess I run in different circles because at a New Years Eve party I mentioned that I had found the 1945 newspaper report about foo-fighters and… Continue reading Foo-Fighters