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Earhart Mystery Briefcase Still Unfolding-Saipan 1944

23 Jan
  On 5/11/12 we spoke to Ed T. Jones, now 85, who lives in Florida. He was a close friend and WWII buddy of Bob Wallack. Bob, now deceased, was a  U.S. Marine machine-gunner in Saipan. He was the person who, in Jones’ own words, “,,,ordered the safe in the Garapan, SaipanMunicipalBuilding blown up by demolition experts. Inside the safe was a briefcase. The briefcase contained all the navigational gear Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan had. The briefcase was ‘dry as a bone’. The Read more [...]
 
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Earhart’s Personal Camera & Luggage Labels

19 Jan
 by Filo Vance Amelia’s cameras 'talked' to me... The initial Kodak 620 Duo camera came to me under rather strange circumstances. Let’s just say that what I have since learned makes me believe it to be the one which was supposedly in the Earhart/Putnam antique Washington Irving desk 'mostly destroyed in the fire at their Rye, NY estate which occurred on or near Thanksgiving day, 1934'. With this in mind and history available from Purdue University I discovered Amelia lost many of her Read more [...]
 
 

Filo Vance on Earhart’s Camera & Disappearance

09 Jan
10/23/13  Personally I doubt it was AE & Noonan on Niku, nor that sonar scan is of an aluminum-skinned wing 1,000 feet below (I've seen aluminum cans disappears in less than 10-years on a tropical bottom and modern cola cans have far more protection while being much thinner – 80-some years more than make up for that!).   While I have read your book, I am still more convinced that the Navy’s search was a cover. I think crashing on Mille Atol in the Marshalls a more probable fate, with Read more [...]
 
 

Carol to Emulate Amelia Earhart: 29,000 miles!

08 Jun
Carol Vorderman, an attractive 52-year-old TV star, is obtaining her pilot’s license so she can re-create Amelia Earhart’s 29,000 mile around the world trek. Do you admire or scorn her efforts? Read more at http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2336873/Carol-Vorderman-unveils-plans-solo-flight-world-follows-footsteps-hero-Amelia-Earhart.html?ico=tvshowbiz%5Eheadlines Read more [...]
 
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Earhart’s Stepson-Crayola Connection

20 Aug
    Did you know George Putnam Jr. (step-son of Amelia Earhart) is the heir to the Crayola Crayon (Binney) dynasty? Putnam talks about this in his video-taped interview entitled "Putnam Shares his Personal Memories" that can be seen on our website or on YouTube . Read more [...]
 
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The Mystery of Earhart’s Radio Calls – Why So Short?

10 Jun
Before Amelia Earhart disappeared on her last flight she let it be known to all concerned that she would be transmitting at a quarter past the hour. She also said she would listen on the hour and half hour. In 1937 aircraft radios were quite different than they are today. Amelia had a radio that received and another radio that transmitted. On her first around the world attempt between Oakland and Honolulu the generator went out several hours before she reached her destination. It was determined Read more [...]
 
 
 
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