Autore Topic: Howdy from the son of a Texas 36th division soldier of the Salerno Invasion  (Letto 2041 volte)

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Offline gwcone

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I would like to introduce myself and ask for assistance.
My father, Jack Cone, was in the Texas 36th division.
He invaded Salerno on Sept. 9, 1943 in the second wave with the 143 regiment.
I am in the process of creating a documentary film about this invasion.
I am searching for any pilots that flew/fought at the Salerno invasion.
I need to interview them for the film.
Also, any veterans or eye witnesses to the battle are of great interest to me.
Here is a web site I have ceated:
I am also seeking pictures of the invasion and battle.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Kind regards,

Offline gwcone

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Welcome to this site gwcone! Our interest in WWII is mainly in north italy, but we have a lot of friends all along italy, and also in all the world!

I have an old friend in Houston, he is an USO voulontary i Houston airport, his name is Arthur Mattson. He was airmen on B-24 during WWII, and was shot down near my town in 1944, living with our partisans some months. I guess he flew also over Salerno in 1943, I have his address at home, i'll post here for you soon as possible.

Other very good friends are the guys of the 57th Bomb Wing association, there is a lot of good friends who fought OVER and AROUND Salerno, the address is:

Ask for Barbara Connolly, she's is a very good friend!

In this forum we have a pal, Salerno1943, who found some WWII plane in Salerno area, send it a personal message, i guess he would be happy to help.

other friends are the guys of the "Associazione Culturale Salerno 1943" (Cultural Association Salerno 1943). They have a very good site and A LOT of pictures, artifacts and informations. The address is:

Write also to Mr. Charles Dills, he was a P-40 pilot in Salerno area with 27th FB Group, his address is:

And if you need some help, write here, we will be happy to help you!



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