US-India Hold Talks on WWII Missing | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

** Airborne 08.27.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 08.27.14 **
** Airborne 08.25.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 08.25.14 **
** Airborne 08.22.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 08.22.14 **

Wed, Nov 24, 2004

US-India Hold Talks on WWII Missing

Search For Crews Lost Flying The Hump

The Department of Defense announced today that the senior American official responsible for US policies to account for its missing servicemen has concluded a two-day visit to New Delhi for discussions with the Ministries of External Affairs and Defense, and other officials.

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for POW/Missing Personnel Affairs Jerry D. Jennings outlined the commitment of the United States to its worldwide effort in returning missing US servicemen to their families. He discussed with Indian government officials joining Department of Defense operations in searching for and recovering remains of Americans who are missing from World War II.

Stressing his emphasis on safety of US teams operating worldwide, Jennings noted that more than 500 aircraft and 1,200 crewmembers are still missing in World War II's China-Burma-India theater of operations. It is believed that approximately 416 men remain missing in India from flying resupply missions over "The Hump" -- referring to the Himalayan mountain range.

FMI: www.dtic.mil/dpmo

Advertisement

More News

Aero-TV: Doing It Diesel Style -- Glasair's New Diesel Offering

Glasair Makes A Commitment To Alternative Powerplants ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell saw and reported on a lot of interesting things at Sun ‘n Fun 2014, and one of>[...]

AeroSports Update: KR Gathering Planned For Chino, CA

The KR Is The Little Homebuilt Airplane That Sits So Low You Can Almost Step Over It But, In The Sky, It Can Get Up And Go The Official 2014 KR Gathering will be held on Friday Sep>[...]

AD: Viking Air Limited Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2014-17-01 PRODUCT: Viking Air Limited Model DHC-3 airplanes.>[...]

Prop Wars! MT-Props v Hartzell In War Of Words

Gerd R. Muehlbauer Says 'Competitors' Claims Are Misleading In an open letter to the industry, MT-Propellers president Gerd R. Muehlbauer says that claims made by rival propeller m>[...]

AD: Dassault Aviation Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2014-16-27 PRODUCT: Certain Dassault Aviation Model FALCON 900EX airplanes.>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC