July 4, 2022
FROM top, a Douglas B-18 Bolo medium bomber of the type that crashed in Acklins; a Douglas A-20 Havoc similar to one that crashed in February 1943; a Patrol Sea plane from Squadron VP-34 was based in Georgetown, Exuma; and a crashed B-26 Marauder.
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INSIGHT: Stories uncovered from the global conflict which touched our shores
IN THE 1960s, an American woman returned alone to remote Acklins Island to commune with her dead husband who crashed there in World War II. But which of some ten airmen from three planes was he on, and can we verify as much with living witnesses?
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