ww2dbaseDavid Stubblebine lives in California and is a retired public safety officer (police and fire). Before entering this field, his undergraduate major at the University of California at Santa Cruz meandered from mathematics to religious studies to criminal justice.
ww2dbaseDavid’s interest in World War II began as a study into his father's Navy career as a carrier pilot in the Pacific during 1944 & 1945. Applying his investigative skills and desire to learn just one more detail, he is expanding the study to include the broader context of the Pacific conflict and the Global Conflict.
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Timeline ContributionsDavid Stubblebine has also contributed 756 entries in the WW2 Timeline. A small sample of his timeline contributions is shown below.» 20 Nov 1943: USS Yorktown (Essex-class) sent raids back to the airfield at Jaluit, Marshall Islands and some of her planes also supported the troops on Makin, Gilbert Islands. Read More
» 6 May 1944: Barbers Point Naval Air Station: Part of ARGUS-17 departed.
» 8 Jul 1945: Barbers Point Naval Air Station: Air Group 10 arrived.
» 23 Oct 1944: Six TDR drones were flown against beached Japanese ships in Moisuru Bay, Bougainville and off the south end of the Kahili airstrip. Two TDRs scored a direct hits on a beached Japanese freighter serving as an antiaircraft gun platform at Kahili, and one hit another beached merchantman in Moisuru Bay. Read More
» 23 Feb 1943: Barbers Point Naval Air Station: Armory turned over to station.
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