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Topic: JOHN WAYNE PHOTO WWII TOUR
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This is a photo of John Wayne during one of his WWII Tours in the Pacific from 1943/44.


[image]http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p249/ptboats/FrankAndruss/John_Wayne_Brisbane_1943.jpg[/image]







Posted By: Frank J Andruss Sr | Posted on: May 7, 2008 - 10:07am
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Great picture of the Duke,Frank
This photo was taken on 27th December 1943,in my home town of Brisbane.He was at the Horse Races at Albion Park Raceway,Breakfast Creek.There was a US Camp just up the road!
There are many more pictures of the Americans and Australians in WW2 in the pacific at the following site,just type in search bar what you want!
www.pictureaustralia.org



Michael

Posted By: Michael | Posted on: May 7, 2008 - 5:30pm
Total Posts: 218 | Joined: Aug 6, 2007 - 7:25pm



Thanks Mike, Nice site with great photo's...........



Posted By: Frank J Andruss Sr | Posted on: May 7, 2008 - 8:41pm
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The one you posted a little while ago Michael is my favorite - the Duke's height and limp cigarette makes me laugh:

[image]http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p249/ptboats/Untitled3.jpg[/image]

Grandson of James J Stanton
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Posted By: newsnerd99 | Posted on: May 8, 2008 - 12:42am
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Another one for you Jim
Just to show the mans height,although the beanpole on the right is getting up there, eh.Probably why the Duke isnt looking happy.


[image]http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p249/ptboats/Untitled3tif.jpg[/image]




Michael

Posted By: Michael | Posted on: May 8, 2008 - 1:29am
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HA! Good call...

Grandson of James J Stanton
RON 15 PT 209 and RON 23 PT 243
Check out: www.pistolpackinmama.net


Posted By: newsnerd99 | Posted on: May 8, 2008 - 1:48am
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