A TRIBUTE TO MY GRANDFATHER

FREDERIC N. HERNANDEZ

October 29, 1918 - June 2,1994

Serial No. T-122310 / 39157791 / 2nd Lieutenant / Bombardier



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China - Burma - India Theatre On The Internet

China-Burma-India  Remembering the Forgotten Theater of World War II

CBI Order of Battle Unit Lineages and History

Research Room
Dad's War  Finding and Telling Your Father's World War II Story
Researching Military Service Records  from Sharon Lawrence, Texas Military Forces Museum
Archival Research Catalog  National Archives and Records online
Center of Military History  U.S. Army History
Documents related to World War II  World War II documents
Google Yahoo eBay  search for China-Burma-India related sites or items

General Information about the CBI Theater
The China-Burma-India Theater  from Wikipedia
Introduction to CBI  Quick overview of the Southeast Asia Command
CBI Info (archived)  Excellent source of CBI information
We Took a Hell of a Beating  "Vinegar Joe" Stilwell in Burma
Hometown WWII Hero  General "Vinegar Joe" Stilwell
Flying Quartermasters  Stories of air-drops by the Quartermaster Corps in CBI
Bundles From The Sky  Air-drops by the Quartermaster Corps in all theaters
Introducing the Amsac  Developement of the "American Sack" used for air-drops
Crisis Fleeting Military Medicine in India and Burma
Radio Intelligence in CBI Intercepting Japanese radio traffic in CBI
Variations of the CBI Patch  Various styles of CBI Patches are shown
Variations of the Ledo Road Patch  Various styles of the Ledo Road Patch are shown
National Geographic Map Machine  Explore the Asia-Pacific region
Supplies for the Troops in Burma  Moving supplies over the Ledo Road
Colorized Images from CBI  S. Neal Gardner brings life to CBI Images

Stilwell Road (Ledo and Burma Roads)
The Ledo Road  Stories and images of the Ledo and Burma Roads
Ledo Road  information from word iQ
The Ledo Road Stilwell Road  Two pictorials from LIFE Magazine
Clearing The Burma Road  Story of the last fight to clear the road of Japanese (from YANK - The Army Weekly)
Confusion Beyond Imagination  Ledo Road signs
Stilwell Road - Story of the Ledo Lifeline  from the original booklet
The Stilwell Road  A Historical Review
Stilwell's Road  Good story about the road
African-Americans and the Ledo/Stilwell Road  Black Engineers on the road
Burma Road Trucks  All about Dodge Trucks on the Burma Road

The Hump
Flying The Hump  The original Hump site
Flying The Hump  Brief history and list of pilots who flew The Hump
Flying The Hump  from USAAF in World War II

Air Forces and Aircraft
CBI Order of Battle  Unit Lineages and History
U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II  In Honor of the Members of the Air Corp
9th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron  Foto Joe in CBI
Combat Cargo Groups in CBI  About Air Cargo operations in CBI
China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC)  First to Fly The Hump
CNAC Hump Pilots  China National Aviation Corporation Association
CBI Hump Pilots  CBI Hump Pilots Association
Doolittle's Tokyo Raiders  Official Roster
In the Hands of God  A Tribute to the Crew of "Poco Moco"

CBI Units and Associations
Merrill's Marauders  Stories of the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional)
Merrill's Marauders Story  Historical reference of the Marauders
Special Operations  OSS Detachment 101
124th Cavalry Regiment  Texas Military Forces Museum
OSS Detachment 101 Association  Kachin Rangers in World War II Burma
69th Depot Repair Squadron  The 69ers
335th Station Hospital  Along the Ledo Road

U.S. Army Campaigns in CBI
Burma 1942  7 December 1941 to 26 May 1942
India-Burma  2 April 1942 to 28 January 1945
China Defensive  4 July 1942 to 4 May 1945
Central Burma  29 January to 15 July 1945
China Offensive  5 May to 2 September 1945

CBI Soldiers' Tributes
Henry A. Barber Jr.  by his daughter
E.R. Brinkman  by his grandson Matt Brinkman
Charles E. Hacking  by his son Richard Hacking, maintained by Ruth Ann Hacking
Glenn J. Harris  by his son Glenn J. Harris II
Frederic N. Hernandez  by his grandson Michael Hernandez
Raymond C. Holtz  by his son Robert L. Holtz
John C. Kelley  by his niece
Eugene McGuire  by his son Eugene McGuire, Jr.
LeRoy V. Watson  by his son Chris Watson
Wesley Werner  by his son Bill Werner

Information Directly Related to My Dad's Story
Fort Devens Dad was here prior to being sent overseas
USS Monticello (AP-61)  The ship Dad sailed to India aboard
20th General Hospital  Story includes details of USS Monticello crossing
USS General William F. Hase (AP-146)  The ship Dad returned to the United States aboard
Joseph Doyer  a hero of Myitkyina
CBI Stories  compiled by Chris Watson
CBI Stories and Information  compiled by Gregg Millett
Photos of Calcutta (1945-47)  from Peter Goutierre
Images of India  from Bob Fagelson

CBI Library
Ex-CBI Roundup  Archive of the veteran's magazine

CBI "Theater"
Life-Line to China Re-Opened and other stories Universal Newsreel from YouTube (7:15)

Museums
National Museum of the Pacific War  (Nimitz Museum) Inspiring our youth by honoring our heroes
National D-Day Museum  America's National World War II Museum
World War II Multimedia Database  Pictures and video from World War II
U.S. Army Inductee Clothing Issue  Grab your gear
American Aircraft of World War II  World War II Planes
Skylighters  225th AAA Searchlight Battalion site
The Barracks Wall  The Pin-Up Page World War II Pinups
YANK Magazine  Excerpts and pictures from the Army Weekly

Other Sites of Interest
The Last Bomb US Army Air Forces - Internet Archive
The United States Army  Today's Army Home Page
Arlington National Cemetery  "Where Valor Proudly Sleeps"
Flag Rules and Regulations  Proper U. S. Flag etiquette
The Star Spangled Banner  Do you know the words?
Combat Engineers  of the VI Corps. (ETO)
Bombardier's Lounge  Captain Mike plays WW2 Big Band Jazz - "Music That Saved The World"


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Short Snorters - 7th BG Personnel - 308th BG Personnel

Cadet Class 43-11 - Crews: Casper to Topeka

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The Making of an AAF Bombardier - WW2 Poster Collection Great-uncle Henry's Page -

In Memoriam - Family Photos - Sights From Overseas - Links