16th CCU MEMORIES
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"Seasons Greetings" from S/Sgt 'Dick' Arbogast, sent by V-Mail in December 1943.
In February 1944, 16th CCU cameramen riding tiny Chinese horses as they trek toward the mountain's near Yaokwan, China. Mountains which must be crossed in their search for the crash sight of a Japanese Zero reportedly shot down near Niuwang, China.
March 1, 1944 a 16 CCU camera crew film Paulette Goddard's performance at a base in China. They are, left to right, S/Sgt Anthony C. DeLucenay,cameraman; 1Lt. Lloyd D. Wiler, sound recorder; and 1Lt. Howard W. Pennebaker, director.
Envelope of letter sent by Sgt Wayne Coffin from APO 212, Yangkai, China.
T/Sgt Harold E. 'Hal' Geer diligently photo-documented the efforts taken at Kweilin prior to its evacuation to deny the enemy use of the runways or facilities.
His efforts were reported in "CBI Roundup", 3 Oct 1944 issue.
Sergeants Gendler, Gough and Campbell pose for a 'snapshot' near Hostel at Kunming, China.
T/Sgt Harold Geer watches the inquisitive Chinese crowd in Nanning, China as 1Lt. Herbert G. Johnson, a motion picture cameraman and 16th CCU Aerial Photography Officer, documents the activity during the evacuation of the city.