Missing World War II Servicemen

Patricia Gaffney-Kindig talked about her father, who was a fighter pilot in World War II. He was missing in action after a mission in… read more

Patricia Gaffney-Kindig talked about her father, who was a fighter pilot in World War II. He was missing in action after a mission in Papua New Guinea on March 11, 1944, before she was even born. His remains were found in 1998 after several expeditions searching for his downed plane. She showed slides as she talked about the impact of his disappearance on her life and the expeditions that searched Papua, New Guinea, for the thousands of missing airmen. Her husband Michael Kindig also spoke about those still missing. He was a fellow member of the American WWII Orphans Network (AWON) and met Ms. Gaffney after his father’s remains were found during a search for Lieutenant Gaffney. They responded to questions from members of the audience.

“Journey of the Heart” was a presentation on Saturday, May 23, 2009, at 1:00 p.m. CT at The National World War II Museum in New Orleans. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Jun 21, 2009
Last Aired:
Aug 17, 2009

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  • Jun 21, 2009 | 12:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 21, 2009 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 22, 2009 | 12:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 22, 2009 | 6:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 15, 2009 | 8:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 17, 2009 | 3:40am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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