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Circa 1954

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VP-29 History ThumbnailCameraMetal Shop "...VP-29 Crew-12 NAS Kwajalein, Marshall Islands 1954. STANDING - REAR ROW: Tollefson, Valentine, Styke, Bridges R.L., Bridges R.E., Babcock, Krabbe, Veal and Puckett. STANDING - RRONT ROW: LT Moore, Morris, Huey, Wagner, Hydrick, Pearson, Salmon, Ward, Swaim, Andresen, Jolly and LT(jg) White. KNEELING - FRONT ROW: Smith, Ogden, Cislo, Ballard, Burkhart, Harford, Ross, Brown, Bradley and Hunter..." Contributed by Gene Wilson wilsongenenel@gmail.com [22APR2006]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "...1954 - VP-29..." Contributed by SPARR, Marion E. edwashsparrs@hotmail.com [26DEC2004]

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Operation-Castle Kwajalein-P2V6sKwajalein
Enlisted Barracks
To GuamGuamRota
Islands between Guam & Japan
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TinianTinian-Saipan-distantSaipanTinianTinian
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TinianGuam-Harbor Magellan landedKwajalein TerminalKwajaleinKwajalein
Softball--TP Sullivan Batting
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KwajaleinKwajaleinKwajaleinDeception Pass WashingtonNAS Whidbey Island, Washington
Building new hanger
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Whidbe sunset-- Film faded and so did I--Discharged    

Circa 1953

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVP-29 "...VP-29 - May 27, 1953 - UFO Tracking...Publication Number: T1206 - Publication Title: Project Blue Book, 1947-1969 - Publisher: NARA - Year: 1952 - Month: September - Month Season Number: 09 - Location: Shamokin, Pa. - Incident Number: [BLANK] - Page: 7..." Contributed by Stephen Miller f134kilmil@comcast.net [14AUG2008]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "...1953 - VP-29..." Contributed by SPARR, Marion E. edwashsparrs@hotmail.com [26DEC2004]

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NAS Whidbey Island, WashingtonNAS Kwajalein, Marshall IslandsP2V6
NAS Whidbey Island, Washington
NAS Whidbey Island, WashingtonNAS Whidbey Island, Washington
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NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii
Left planes
MATS to Travis AFB California
Leave
McMahon & I hitch hike to the Midwest
In Oregon
NAS Oak HarborDeception PassNAS Agana, Guam
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Home again!
NAS Whidbey Island, Washington
Hanger 1
NAS Oak HarborSeattleTravis to NAS Alameda, California
Out of gas?
McMahon--Lento--Hart-?-?
NAS Whidbey Island, Washington
Hanger 4
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NAS Kwajalein, Marshall IslandsOn the bus
Treasure Island(?) from Oakland Bridge
NAS Kwajalein, Marshall IslandsNAS Atsugi, Japan to NAS Whidbey Island,Washington
Guam--
NAS Whidbey Island, Washington
Barracks 8 & others

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation News July 1953 "...VP-29 Makes History In Its Own Name - Page 31 - Naval Aviation News - July 1953..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1950s/1953/jul53.pdf [30JUL2004]

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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "05APR53--KOREA--ARRIVED: 27SEP52 DEPARTED: 05APR53 TAIL CODE: BF AIRCRAFT: P2V-5/6" http://www.history.navy.mil/branches/koreaob.htm


Circa 1952

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "...FASRON-110, FASRON-112, FASRON-114, FASRON-117, FASRON-118, FASRON-119, FASRON-120, FASRON-885, FASRON-895, VP-1, VP-2, VP-4, VP-6, VP-9, VP-22, VP-28, VP-29, VP-40, VP-42, VP-46, VP-47, VP-731, VP-772, VP-871, VP-892 and VP-931) - Naval Aeronautical Organization OPNAV NOTICE 05400 for Fiscal Year 1953 dated 1 October 1952 is: DECLASSIFIED per Office of Chief of Naval Operations on 1 February 1965 by Op-501..." WebSite: Naval Historical Center http://www.history.navy.mil/a-record/nao53-68/fy1953-oct52.pdf [14MAR2007]

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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "...1952 - VP-29 Japan..." Contributed by Gene Wilson wilsongenenel@gmail.com [22NOV2005]

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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "...1952 - VP-29..." Contributed by SPARR, Marion E. edwashsparrs@hotmail.com [Pictures Added 25DEC2004 | Pictures Added 24DEC2004 | 23DEC2004]

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Ginza Market
Tokyo-TP
Sullivan Mech
NAS Atsugi, Japan
VP-29 Hanger
Main Gate
NAS Atsugi, Japan
NAS Atsugi, Japan
Crew 5 Enlisted
Eckland, Sadler, Herk, Hart and Johnson
Tokyo
Imperial Palace Grounds
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NAS Atsugi, Japan
Hanger Area
NAS Atsugi, JapanNAS Atsugi, Japan
Relief Squadron
Mt FujiWest of Yokohama
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NAS Atsugi, JapanNAS Atsugi, Japan
Red Carpet for Relieving Squadron
East of YokohamaNorthern JapanNorthern Japan
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Northern JapanR & R Shizuura JapanR & R ShizuuraR & R ShizuuraR & R Shizuura
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Mt Fuji from Shizuura    

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation News December 1952 "...VP Commanding Officers - Page 16 - Naval Aviation News - December 1952..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1950s/1952/dec52.pdf [28JUL2004]

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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "...UNIT: VP-29 PREVIOUS DES: VP-HL-12 NAME: TAIL CODE: DE/BF ACTIVATED: 8-27-1952..."
"Title: Lockheed P2V Neptune An Illustrated History by Wayne Mutza wmutza@wi.rr.com...A Schiffer Military History Book...ISBN: 0-7643-0151-9...286 pages full of pictures and history!

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VP-29 Crew-7 Thumbnail "...Ashtray..." Contributed by Marion E. Sparr edwashsparrs@hotmail.com [11APR2000]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VP History ThumbnailCamera "..."All Hands" article on "VP-29 Makes History" at NAS Atsugi, Japan..." Contributed by TRUELOVE, Gil Gil@trianglemech.com [18OCT2002]


Circa 1950

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "...Patrol Squadrons In The Korean War By LCDR Rick Burgess, USN (Retired) - Naval Aviation News July-August 2002..." Contributed by Mike Yared mikeyared@yahoo.com [25JAN2003]
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