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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

I'd like to thank everyone who made this project possible. To my fiancée and two awesome children I say thank you for putting up with me while I pursue this obsession. Thanks, Tami, for your support and interest. Your involvement has made this more fun for me.

I'd like to extend a very special thanks to First Sergeant William Seuberling of the 347th Ordnance Depot Company for the wealth of information he provided, including his written memoirs and identifications of many men photographed by my grandfather. Thank you so much, Bill, for your service and sacrifice.

Also, special thanks are in order for Thomas Harris of the 347th Ordnance Depot Company and family for contributing some amazing photos. Thank you, Thomas for your service and sacrifice. Also, thanks are in order for Harry Vela and Hal Burroughs of the 580th AAA Btn. for photo contributions. Your service to your country and sacrifices won't be forgotten.

Special thanks to Geoff Walden for his help and expertise over the years and for taking modern day photos of sites in Würzburg, Germany several years ago; and to André Flener of Luxembourg for help in identifying sites in Luxembourg and eastern France, and for taking many amazing modern-day photos of these sites; and to Terry Burroughs for corresponding with me over the years about his father's WWII experiences and for sharing some of Vela's photo collection with me; and to Matthias Hundt and Norbert Loy of Germany for information concerning the Luftwaffe boneyard at Brunnthal and for very generous and detailed information concerning various locations in Germany, including Regensberg, Estenfeld and more. You guys have all been great!

Special thanks to Paul from the liberator31.co.uk website for information regarding New Brighton; and to Alan Carter of the Devizes Heritage website for information and for sharing my grandfather's story on his site; and to Keith Ellefson for very detailed information regarding his uncle's service in the 384th BG; and to David Denenberg for help in identifying a photo of an elusive bridge in France.

Special thanks to Tyler Faivre for his translation of several German language materials that were a great help for a couple of these pages.

Thanks to Ron Owen Hayes for sharing his expertise and observations on the photo of the Panther Ausf. G in The Machines section of the site.

A very special thank-you is in order to the many people, too numerous to mention, who contributed information on the original "Lost Images of World War II" site from 2000 to 2009 on Geocities. It was these peoples' interest and generosity that got me started on the road to researching this photo collection and their contributions were the foundation upon which this project was built; and also to those who responded to my questions on various forums.

Special thanks to Steven Deeds for his expert web design, and for working very enthusiastically with me over the last year on this project. Without him, this project would not have been possible.

Last, but not least, I'd like to thank my grandfather, S/Sgt. Jerry Pinkowski of the 347th Ordnance Depot Company for his service and sacrifice and also to all service men and women who served alongside him. You will never be forgotten.



Sincerely,
Scott Pinkowski