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Tail Insignia of the 64th SQ


Commanding Officers

Capt. Harry Moore

15 January 1941

20 May 1941

Maj. Irving N. Selby

20 May 1941

1 January, 1942

Capt. Eugene H. Halliwill

1 January 1942

15 July 1942

Maj. Jack W. Bleasdale

15 July 1942

11 December 1942

Maj. Allen Lindbergh 11 December 1942

5 January 19431

Capt. Charles H. Giddings

5 January 1943

15 January 1943

Maj. Kenneth D. McCullar

15 January 1943

12 April 1943

Capt. Charles H. Giddings

12 April 1943

15 April 1943

Maj. Harold T. “Ace” Hastings

15 April 1943

20 May 19432

Capt. Ealon S. Hocutt

20 May 19433

6 August 1943

Capt. Harold M. Brecht

7 August 1943

29 November 1943

Capt. Frank J. Krones

29 November 1943

1 May 1944

Capt. Arthur F. Mulligan

1 May 1944

? January 1945

Capt. Lin Parker, Jr.

? January 1945

22 May 1945

Maj. Carl M. Cramer

22 May 1945

?

    

Duty Stations



From:

To:

Sydney, Australia

15 March 1942

16 May 1942

Daly Waters, Australia

16 May 1942

2 August 1942

Fenton Field, Australia

2 August 1942

25 September 1942

Iron Range, Australia

12 October 1942

8 November 1942

Mareeba, Australia

8 November 1942

20 January 1943

Port Moresby, New Guinea

20 January 1943

10 December 1943

Dobodura, New Guinea

10 December 1943

11 March 1944

Nadzab, New Guinea

11 March 1944

10 July 1944

Owi, Schouten Islands, New Guinea

10 July 1944

23 November 1944

Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines

23 November 1944

22 March 1945

Clark Field, Luzon, Philippines

22 March 1945

26 July 1945

Ie Shima, Okinawa

26 July 1945

10 Dec 1945

Ft William McKinley, Luzon, Philippines

10 December 1945

29 April 1946


1 Other records show end date as 4 January
2 Questionable entry, see note below
3 Questionable entry. Other sources show Capt. Paul T. Williams as CO from 15 May to 21 May 1943. Williams was lost on 21 May when his plane was shot down by a Japanese Night Fighter. Footnote information courtesy of Janice Olson.


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Interviews
About Jack Matisoff (entered by his son, Alan Matisoff)
Interview with 1st Lt. John H. "Pick" Pickering
Interview with Major Roger "Ket" Kettleson

Crew Pictures
Shad Shaddox Crew
Art Mulligan and Shad Shaddox at Owi Island...and 50 years later
Flight Surgeon, Doc Blank (2 pictures)
Crew of Nick Arabinko
Joe Cox, Dr Henry S. Blank, Art Mulligan, Shad Shaddox at 1996 Reunion
Crew of Angus B. Taff
Allen Nelson's Crew: Andy Anderson; Jackson Young; John Barron
Jack Matisoff in hospital, surrounded by Army nurses
SSG Jack L. Matisoff
Jack Matisoff and Echo Hawk
Unlabelled; Unknown person and plane; Jack Matisoff and Mike Slepko (3 pix)
4 Pix sent by son of Jack Matisoff. Names mentioned: R. Sherrill;. Echo Hawk; Bob Lee; Shorty;
Dawson; Shainfine; Bordeaux; Matisoff; Richter; Perry; others unidentified
2 Pix, Names metioned: Matisoff; Roches; Murphy; Stevens; Hollerans
2 Pix - "64th Honor Roll" sign, with Jack Matisoff
3 pix: Matisoff; Echo Hawk; unidentified crewmen
Two pix: unidentified airmen
Vince LaMorge Flight Crew in training at Tucson
Vince LaMorge Crew in B-24 flight Crew Training at Tucson
T/Sgt Vince LaMorge starts to train his mascot puppies at Port Moresby
Photo taken at T/Sgt Vince LaMorge's camp at Port Moresby
T/Sgt Joe DiMauro
1st Sgt (?) Dennis "Denny" Beaman
Crew of Dennis "Denny" Beaman
Wallace Munson and friends
64th SQ Officers Club
Crew of 1st Lt. R. E. Holsey (with J. W. Rosenberger)
Joe Cox Crew
Crew of Kenneth Brown (sent by Mark Feldbin, son of Albert Feldbin, crew member)
Charles W. "Stog" Straw and two unidentified squadron mates
The Shad Shaddox crew at the 1999 Tucson reunion
Carl Cramer and crew in front of "Million $ Baby"
Fred Wesche and Crew - New Guinea
Fred Wesche at the pilot's seat
Crew of S/Sgt William Voght
S/Sgt William Voght and friends enjoying a post-mission drink courtesy of the Red Cross
SSgt William H. Yeager and crew (2 pictures)

Aircraft Pictures
B-24J No. 867; 'Black Magic'
The Dragon and His Tail (2 pictures)
The Dragon and His Tail (sent by Ken Beyer, whose father was in the 22nd BG, via Jim Cherkauer)
Last Horizon
Frisky
Frisky (with artist S/Sgt. Sarkise Bartigall?)
Bob's Hope
It Ain't So Funny
Shining Example
The Mayflower
Michigan (2)
Mabel's Labels (2)
Hip Parade
Cocktail Hour (2)
6 Unidentified B-24's in formation
Lucky Lucille and crew
64th SQ Liberators in formation
B-17 Jersey Skeeter
B-17 Honikuu Okole
Taxpayer's Pride
Zombie

Miscellaneous
Tents
Jack Matisoff's Log Book
New Guinea Natives
More New Guinea Natives
Red Cross Lady
64th Squadron Enlisted Men's Club at Port Moresby
Wallace Munson's homes away fromhome in Port Moresby and Dobodura
Inside the 64th SQ Intelligence Office, Port Moresby 1943
Original sketch , by nose artist/nose-gunner Joe diMauro, for the B-24 "Golden Lady"



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