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Below you will find pictures of the physical journal, Mike’s uniform, Purple Heart, and photos of him. Along with any additional photos I have used in a post.

The journal:

ViewOfJournalOutside

MikesJournalBackView

MikesJournalSideView

MikesJournalInsideView

Mike as a child (the part crossed out is our last name, it is only digital):

MikeAsAchild

Mike in his uniform:

MikeInHisUniform

Mike’s Uniform & his patches:

MikesUniform

MikesLeftArmPatches

Mike'sLeftArmPatches2

MikesButton

MikesRightChestPatch

Mike’s Purple Heart:
FrontOfMikesPurplkeHeartCase

MikesPurpleHeartInCase

The President pictured on the front of the Purple Heart is George Washington

MikesPurpleHeartInMyHand

This is the back of his Purple Heart, it says “For Military Merit”

BackOfMikesPurpleHeartInMyHand

Mike’s Welcome Home Card from his family:

MikesWelcomeHomeCard

The U.S.S. Monticello image I used for Entry #10 (We do not own the image, below will also be the source for it):

http://www.navsource.org/archives/09/22/22061.htm

U.S.S.Monticello

The “Douglas C-47 Skytrain” image I used for Entry #18 (We do not own the image, below will also be the source for it):

http://americanairpowermuseum.com/2014/01/01/douglas-c-47-skytrain-dakota/

DC-3 / C-47 Douglas

The “Lockheed P – 38 Lightning” image I used for Entry #19 (We do not own the image, below will also be the source for it):

http://www.lockheedmartin.com/us/100years/stories/p-38.html

P-38 plane

The LST image I used for Entry #23 (We do not own the image, below will also be the source for it):

http://www.navsource.org/archives/10/16/160134.htm

lst

The slit trench image I used for Entry #24 (We do not own the image, below will also be the source for it):

https://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USA/ref/FM/FM7-10/FM7-10-I.html

slittrench

The Papua New Guinea world map and flag image I used for Entry #29 & #46 (We do not own these images, below will also be the source for them):

World map:

 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Papua_New_Guinea_in_the_World.svg

Flag:

http://papuanewguineaflag.facts.co/papuanewguineaflagof/papuanewguineaflag.php

papuanewguineaworldmap

papuanewguineaflag

The Numfoor map image I used for Entry #32 & #46 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Numfor

numforisland2

The Northrop P-61 Black Widow image used in entry #35 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

http://www.aviation-history.com/northrop/p61.html

NORTHROP P-61 BLACK WIDOW

NORTHROP P-61 in flight. Northrop P-61 Black Widow night fighter had pilot, radar operator, and gunner.

The image of a young looking Charles Lindbergh used in entry #39 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Lindbergh

CharlesLindbereghYoung

The image of an older Charles Lindbergh in the Pacific during WW2, used in entry #39 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

http://www.ozatwar.com/ozatwar/lindbergh.htm

CharlesLindbereghWW2

The image of a B-24 dropping bombs used in entry #40 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

https://www.britannica.com/technology/B-24

b24Picture

The image of a B-24 diagram used in entry #40 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

https://www.awesomestories.com/asset/view/ZAMP-and-HIS-SUPER-MAN-B-24-Unbroken-Louis-Zamperini-Story

B24Drawing

The image of younger bob Hope I used in Entry #44 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

https://www.biography.com/people/bob-hope-9343481

BobHope(younger)

The image of an older Bob Hope I used in Entry #44 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/real-estate/home-funnyman-bob-hope-hits-market-50m-article-1.1281055

BobHope(older)

The image of Frances Langford I used in Entry #44 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frances_Langford

FrancesLangford

The image of Jerry Colonna I used in Entry #44 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerry_Colonna_(entertainer)

JerryColonna

The image of Patty Thomas I used in Entry #44 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

https://www.pritzkermilitary.org/explore/museum/past-exhibits/shes-wow/uso/patty-thomas/

PattyThomas

The image of beer cans I used in Entry #47 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/17920-ww2-world-war-ii-olive-drab-beer-cans

WW2Cans

The image of the Provinces of Indonesia map I used in Entry #48 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

http://www.geocurrents.info/geopolitics/border-disputes/north-kalimantan-indonesias-newest-province-and-southeast-asian-geopolitical-tensions

IndonesiaProvincesMap(2)

The modern, overhead view of Wakde Island image I used in Entry #52 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

http://www.panoramio.com/photo/36921420

WakdeIUsland

The map Image of the distance between Biak and Wakde Island I used in Entry #52 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wakde_Airfield

WakdeMap

The five map images of where Morotai Island is compared to other parts of the world and the miles image I used in Entry #56 (we do not own these images, below will also be the source for them):

The source for these images is just Google Maps

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MorataiMapViewEdited(2)

The image of the Type C1 Ship I used in Entry #56 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

https://transportsofdelight.smugmug.com/SHIPS/World-War-2-Standard-Built

C1SHIP

The image of an “Ack Ack” Anti-Aircraft Gun I used in entry #57 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/men-firing-bofors-40-mm-ack-ack-anti-aircraft-gun-at-university-point

AckAckGun

The image of the first ever radar system from 1904 that I used in Entry #59 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

http://www.radarworld.org/huelsmeyer.html

RadarSystem1904NonDrawing

The image of a “War Tuba” I used in entry #59 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

https://mashable.com/2015/02/16/war-tubas-radar-wwi/#8hxSEmmCVPqp

WarTuba

The three images of radar systems during WWII I used in Entry #59 (we do not own these images, below will also be the sources for them):

http://octobergallery.com/2013/03/30/pictures-of-african-americans-during-world-war-ii-radar-station-in-morocco/

RadarWW2(2)

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-04-23/picture-of-unidentified-world-war-ii-radar-station/7352848

rADARww2(3)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radar_in_World_War_II

RadarWW2

The image of a PT boat I used in Entry #60 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

http://pt-king.gdinc.com/PT109article.html

PTBoatWWII

The image of a PT boat diagram I used in Entry #60 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

http://www.historynet.com/elco-pt-boat-80-feet-of-wood-and-weaponry.htm

PTBoatWWIIDiagram

The two Google Maps images I used in Entry #60:

PhilipennesZoomedout(2)PhilipennesZoomedIn(2)

The image of a P-61 Black Widow I used in Entry #72 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

http://worldwar2headquarters.com/HTML/aircraft/americanAircraft/p61.html

BlackWidowNightFighter

The image of string bombing I used in Entry #73 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/seventy-years-world-war-two-thousands-tons-unexploded-bombs-germany-180957680/

stringbombing

The image of feet to yards conversion I used in Entry #73 (it is from Google’s converter):

150feetToYards

The image of a gasoline trailer I used in Entry #73 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

http://www.cckw.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3635

fueltrailerww2

The image of a Republic P-47 Thunderbolt I used in Entry #75 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

http://www.world-war-2-planes.com/p-47.html

p47thunderbolt

The image of a  Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II I used in Entry #75 (we do not own this image, below will also be the source for it):

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fairchild_Republic_A-10_Thunderbolt_II

fairchildp47