Taylan's Battle to Protect War Relics

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Press release, press contact info, photo links for web & print, and fact sheet. Email for more info.
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Recent Taylan Interviews

LISTEN to ABC Radio International Battle For Ballale interview (Nov 19, 08)

LISTEN to ABC Radio International Lost planes, Lost Men (Feb 3, 08)

LISTEN to NPR interview: A Travel Nightmare (Dec 14, 07)

WATCH 7 Australia News coverage (Dec 16, 07)

READ Australia Network Focus Balalai (Dec 9, 07)

READ Air&Space Wisdom on Solomon (May 08)

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This site was originally conceived as a vehicle for Justin's Legal Defense & Support. Because of an unexpectedly compressed timeline and unclear budgetary needs, the fundraising aspect has never been implemented. We DO need your help alerting media outlets, blogs, the historian community, and anyone else that may be interested.

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Diary of captivity in the Solomons [UPDATED]

Life in captivity

About Justin Taylan

Taylan searches out World War II plane wrecks, safeguards human remains, and returns dog tags to surprised veterans.

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About Justin Taylan

Justin Taylan, searches out wrecks, safeguards human remains, and returns dog tags and other artifacts to surprised veterans.

He is founder of PacificWrecks.com, a free, non-profit history website detailing World War II stories and Pacific theater airplane wrecks. that draws 45,000 hits a month. He produces and distributes historical his own documentaries and has appeared on The History Channel and PBS.

Taylan was featured in the October 2007 issue of Smithsonian Magazine in an article “Swamp Ghosts: In Papua New Guinea, a journalist investigates the controversy over a World War II bomber.?

He wrote his first book about the war, “No Place for a Picnic,” at age 16 about his grandfather’s wartime service. He has since been published in many historical and flight publications and spoken on the topic of war wrecks around the world.

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