this advanced search engine for more specific results
better search the 39th Bomb Group Web Site you may want to us
this advanced search. For best results use the "Exact Phrase".
you are searching for an aircraft by name: City of Roswell.
If you use City of Roswell without quotes (" ")
the site search results will list ALL of the pages where the
word "city"; the word "of" and the word
"Roswell" appears. This could be as many as 555
items depending on what you are searching for. Use "City
of Roswell" in "quotes" and this will greatly
narrow the search results. The same can be obtained by using
the Exact Phrase option.
for a crew or aircraft by using the B-29s serial number: If
you search for B-29 42-65364 - the search results will have
every mention of B-29 in it. Once again use quotes ("
") or the exact phase option if using the advanced search
feature. "42-65364" or try using the last 4 digits
of the B-29 serial number "5364" this should help
narrow the search.
searching for a specific crew, enter your request in the following
P-1, P1 or P-01 or Crew 1 and again
use " " quotes for a more specific search.
searching for a veteran of the 39th Bomb Group try using their
Last Name or if it is a common last name enter First Name
Last Name then choose the exact phrase option for example
"John Smith", in simple search feature using ("
") quotes is the same as exact phrase option. In some
cases it is possible to search by by entering their ASN (Army
Serial Number). If you are going to search using rank they
are listed as follows: Col, Lt Col, Major, Capt, 1st Lt, 2nd
Lt, F/O, M/Sgt, T/Sgt, S/Sgt, Sgt, Cpl, Corp, Pfc, Pvt . The
proper format for a search would be "Pfc John Smith"
or Pfc John Smith and choose the exact