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Serendipity Talk: Judy Ikels, Death in Wartime China, A Daughter’s Discovery - Shared screen with speaker view
Marion Connell
01:00:21
This is a terrific story. Thanks for sharing it.
Marion Connell
01:10:01
The speaker strongly resembles her father!
Jeanie Montgomery
01:11:32
My father was with the Corps of Engineers in that part of China late in the war after having been in Burma. He told of hiring Chinese workers to build things and I wonder if the airfield might have been one of the projects he was involved in. Do you have any information about archive data that would indentify who built these airfields?
Marion Connell
01:11:36
Have you been able to stay in touch with the Li's? Or the teacher at the local school?
Marc Lackritz
01:14:33
Thanks for sharing your father’s story. My Dad was also a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army Air Corps, also stationed in Kunming with the Flying Tigers. But my Dad administered the military hospital there, did not fly, and survived the War (and fathered me!). My Dad took my Mother back to Kunming in 2000 to visit where he’d been, and spent much of the rest of his life —7 more years, remembering and discussing this extraordinary experience! Thanks for bringing back these memories for me!
Jeanie Montgomery
01:15:12
Thank you. jeaniemontgomery@yahoo.com I know about the ST Louis fire, too. I hoped maybe the national archives here in College Park might have such info.
Jerry Sachs
01:15:21
Your father was an extraordinary hero, did the airforce honor him with a medal?
Jerry Sachs
01:15:57
a purple heart, he dserves much more for saving his crew
Jerry Sachs
01:16:23
there needs to be an effort to award him with much more
Jerry Sachs
01:17:02
this is an extreem oversight
Jerry Sachs
01:17:23
are their any survivors families who can testify?
Jerry Sachs
01:18:24
what an incrediable story the Chinese have honored him but the US has not. wow!
Jerry Sachs
01:19:25
this needs to be redtified
Jerry Sachs
01:19:31
rectified
Sharon Koblinsky
01:19:55
Remnd me the link to Pat Lucas