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H&S2 on Tinian
Sun Jan 28, 2018 23:20
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Note there are two pictures of H&S2 on Tinian. One is the wire section and the 2nd is the radio section. That is absolutely Bill Haddad holding the dog with the Radio section. I assume the wire section photo shows your dad holding the dog.
http://tarawaontheweb.org/haddad.htm
http://tarawaontheweb.org/hs2tinian.htm

Without a doubt Bill Haddad is holding the dog with the radio section. In fact Bill sent me that picture. I may have the names of some of the men. Gunner Blassage is the man on the far right 2nd row in both pictures. Pretty sure the big guy in the front row radio section is Frank Johnston. Pretty sure Frank Lupien is next to him.
http://tarawaontheweb.org/lupien.htm
http://tarawaontheweb.org/johnstonfrank.htm

Sharon - is your dad (Capt. Bradshaw) in the Tinian picture?

Pretty sure all are dead from H&S 2.

Jon

  • Tinian Picture Man with Doghockstedler, Sat Jan 27 23:47
    I was recently told that the man in the front row with the dog was Bill Haddad. I have verified that this information is not correct. The man with the Dog is named Bill (his nickname) Bill (E.O.... more
    • H&S2 on Tinian — Jon Stevens, Sun Jan 28 23:20
      • P.F.C. William Haddad, H&S 2Cortland D Joyce, Fri Feb 2 15:18
        In this photo, I believe the man next to Frank Johnston is the man in this photo. https://photos.app.goo.gl/rctVNj9hOiLrDvx63
      • Radio SectionCortland D Joyce, Mon Jan 29 19:32
        I believe that the man second from the right in the standing row, is the man in the tent in this image. https://photos.app.goo.gl/aSFz1ElEKGxrYM3w2
        • Radio Section PicturesJon Stevens, Tue Jan 30 10:15
          I would agree with your identification. I will have to dig to see if I have any other names with the photo from Tinian. The photo from Tarawa with H&S2 communicators is kind of small and hard to... more
      • Helpful Pictureshockstedler, Sun Jan 28 23:41
        Okay so posting all of these pictures was very helpful and will answer the question on the dog. The Wire Section Photo is a different person holding the dog instead of Bill Haddad. In the wires... more
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