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|*The value given for each signature has been calculated by us based on the historical significance and rarity of the signature. Values of many pilot signatures have risen in recent years and will likely continue to rise as they become more and more rare.|
Lt Col Bernard Rubien
*Signature Value : £20
|After enlisting in the Army Air Corps in September 1940, he arrived at Pearl Harbor on December 10th, 1940.|
Sgt Leo Priest
*Signature Value : £10
|Initially in the National Guard he joined the regular US Army in September 1940 and was at the command post at Hickham Field on the morning of the Pearl Harbor attack.|
Staff Sgt James Anthony Donis
*Signature Value : £15
|Enlisting in the Army Air Corps in 1940, he was posted to Oahu in January 1941 and as an Air Mechanic he was with Base Engineering at Wheeler Field when the attack took place.|
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|RECENT UPDATES TO OUR AVIATION HISTORY DATABASES|
|324th Bomb Squadron added to the squadrons database.|
|Flight Lieutenant Robert Charles Platt added to aircrew database :|
Killed aged 29 on 4th July 1943 when his Stirling BK718 WP-M of No.90 Sqn was shot down and crashed near Cologne. He is buried in Overloon War Cemetery. Son of James Francis and Amelia Louisa Minnie Platt, of Teddington, Middlesex.
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : Pilot Officer Oliver Bertram Morrogh-Ryan : First name updated (now Oliver Bertram), Deceased updated, Aircraft updated, Squadrons updated (added No.68 Sqn RAF), Airframes updated, Squadron service dates updated, Rank updated (now Pilot Officer)|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Wellington T2888 : Aircrew updated|
|Sergeant I H Norris added to aircrew database :|
On 4th July 1943 he was rear gunner in Stirling BK718 WP-M of No.90 Sqn when it was shot down and crashed near Cologne. He managed to escape from the doomed aircraft and parachute to the relative safety of captivity, reportedly 'through' his turret. The rest of the crew did not make it out of the aircraft and were killed. It is known that he visited at least some of the families of his lost crewmates some time after the war.
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : Aircraftsman 1 Clarke :|
|44th Bomb Group added to the squadrons database.|
|Hampden Mk.I AD722 of No.83 Sqn RAF added to the airframes database.|
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : Pilot Officer Rainford Gent Marland : First name updated (now Rainford Gent), Date of death updated, Deceased updated, Aircraft updated (added Hurricane), Squadrons updated (added No.229 Sqn RAF), Airframes updated (added Hurricane Z5617), Squadron service dates updated, Rank updated (now Pilot Officer)|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Hampden AD734 : Airframe notes updated (added 11-02-1941 : Hampden was abandoned after flying into a balloon cable over Birmingham. It's believed that the Hampden was set onto auto-pilot following the collision, and eventually crashed into the Irish sea.)|
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