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F19_Ob
09-30-2005, 09:56 AM
Lost at sea - The rescue of Eddie Rickenbacker.
Interesting story to contemplate the next time one is forced to bail and end up in the waters of the pacific.
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

http://www.janeresture.com/rickenbacker/

A few pics for inspiration and further contemplation of the risks involved with "rafting" at sea:

pic 1.
http://www.i2ko.com/Careers/Fun/Images/whiteshark4.jpg
pic2.
http://www.maneatingsharks.com/Images/GreatWhite/GreatWhiteShark_bg3.jpg
pic3.
http://www.i2ko.com/Careers/Fun/Images/whiteshark10.jpg

F19_Ob
09-30-2005, 09:56 AM
Lost at sea - The rescue of Eddie Rickenbacker.
Interesting story to contemplate the next time one is forced to bail and end up in the waters of the pacific.
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

http://www.janeresture.com/rickenbacker/

A few pics for inspiration and further contemplation of the risks involved with "rafting" at sea:

pic 1.
http://www.i2ko.com/Careers/Fun/Images/whiteshark4.jpg
pic2.
http://www.maneatingsharks.com/Images/GreatWhite/GreatWhiteShark_bg3.jpg
pic3.
http://www.i2ko.com/Careers/Fun/Images/whiteshark10.jpg

Waldo.Pepper
09-30-2005, 03:31 PM
I had no idea. Thanks for this.

F19_Ob
09-30-2005, 04:47 PM
I had never heard of it before either.
it probably wasn't talked about much at that time.
Anyway they made it against the odds. I like good endings. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

LEXX_Luthor
09-30-2005, 05:06 PM
Ah...Tuvalu, not to be confused with Tuluvu http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif Confused me a bit.

TULUVU‚‚ā¨ôS AIR WAR ~> http://www.j-aircraft.com/research/rdunn/tuluvu/tuluvu_main.htm

Awsum story of a forward emergency air strip trapped in the middle of the air war, in between the major US and Japanese air bases.