Lt. Fritz Liebich's Photos


Sgt. Geo 'Press' Adams
Sgt. JD Baribault
Sgt. Dan Daniels
Sgt. Tom Eldridge
Sgt. Charlie Hoke
Sgt. Ed Martin
Sgt. Eddie Seamands
Sgt. Con Ward
Lt. Robert Cox
Lt. Thomas Faull
Lt. Dan Githens
Lt. Billy Hay
Lt. Harry Knickelbein
Lt. Jack Lally
Lt. Lally. p.2
Lt. Ed Leidecker
Lt. Fritz Liebich
Lt. KO Misamore
Capt. Bill Patterson
Capt. Patterson, p.2
Capt. Casey Stalnaker
Capt. Casey Stalnaker, p2
Capt. Morgan Webb
Lt. Frank Whalen
Capt. John Worlund
National Archives


The first gallery has Fritz, his crew and some friends.

Here's a great shot of Lt. Liebich.

In the Cockpit.

Fritz and his flight crew.

VMTB-143 officers aboard the USS Gilbert Islands, CVE-107. replica watches

Lt. Liebich.

Relaxing with friends at the El Paseo in Santa Barbara.

(l to r) Lts. Liebich, Brundage, Whalen and Shipp in a Santa Barbara watering hole.

Wisconsin men on the USS Gilbert Islands.

Lts. Whalen (left) and Jackson VMTB-143 pilots, Santa Barbara

Lt. Edgar Miller of VMF-512, KIA

This gallery has great shots of the TBMs.

Seven in flight.

Nice in-flight photo.

P84 caught in the barrier nets.

P76...Lucy Lu

P78...AMEN Note 3 color scheme.

Pxx...Doris Mae

Doris Mae...cowl ring looks replaced.

Another picture of Doris Mae.

3 flight crew sergeants.

P81 Loose Goose dropping bombs. Note 3 color scheme.

P81 Close up.

P84...Fertile Myrtle

Fertile Myrtle ... a turkey riding/carrying a bomb.

Next are the Corsairs of VMF-512.

13 ... Miss Nellie

13 ... Miss Nellie

21 ... Brooklyn Butcher

21 ... Brooklyn Butcher

21 ... Brooklyn Butcher

22 ... Grand Slam

22 ... Grand Slam

22 ... Grand Slam

23 ... Man O War

23 ... Man O War

25 ... Semper Fi

25 ... Semper Fi

25 ... Semper Fi

26 ... The Mad Cossack

26 ... The Mad Cossack

Amazing crash photo ... Maj. Mueller survived

Strike photos and others of interest.

Naha Airfield, Okinawa. Poor photo but historic for early action.

Kamikaze suppression mission to Miyako Shima.

Japanese airfield on Formosa, after the surrender.


TBMs at sunset.

P-39 "Lulu from Louisville" (Virgin Islands).

B-25 "Rebel's Delight" (Tacloban, P.I.).

Fritz makes a perfect bracket bombing a towed target.

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