ARM3c Walter Mintus, a VT-51 radioman from WWII found by Project Recover

Beaver County Remembers Walter Mintus, WWII MIA, In Video

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Beaver County Remembers Walter “Bert” Mintus in Video The Beaver County Times remembers ARM3c Walter “Bert” Mintus in video.  Mintus was a radioman on a TBM-1c Avenger. His plane crashed in 1944, and Mintus was declared Missing In Action (MIA). Project Recover located the Avenger in 2016.  Mintus took off from the USS San Jacinto on July 27th, 1944. His crew was …

WWII B-25 Bombers located by Project Recover one of Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries of 2017

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December 22, 2017 – WWII B-25 Bombers located by Project Recover off Papua New Guinea named one of the Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries of 2017 by HeritageDaily. In 2017, a Project Recover team traveled to Papua New Guinea to survey a large underwater area hoping to locate missing two WWII B-25 bombers. The Project Recover team includes volunteers and professionals from …

International World War II Conference 2017

International World War II Conference 2017

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On 16 November 2017, New Orleans, BentProp Project Team Members Colin Colbourn, Dan O’Brien, Val Thal-Slocum, and Pat Scannon attended the International World War II Conference, hosted by the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana. The conference drew over 500 attendees and many internationally renowned presenters and scholars. At the conference, BentProp team members were excited to …