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WWII Navy Pilots, Continued


These are some of the pilots of VF-74 and VOF-1 that participated in the Landing in Southern France. Regretfully, not all pilots photos are available.






Pilots names beginning upper left corner

Ensign Edouard W. Lider
Lt. Charles S. Longino
Ensign William C. McKeever, Shot down April 22, 1945, Pacific, MIA June 6, 1945
Ensign Thomas H. McManus, Okinawa, reported MIA June 4, 1945
Lt. Edouard W. Olszewski
Ensign Divez A. Orteig
Lt. jg Rene' E. Poucel
Lt. jg Frances E. Roberts
Ensign David E. Robinson
Ensign Thomas S. Ryan
Lt. Cmdr. John H. Sandor
Ensign Charles P. Skelly
Lt. Henry T. Stratton
Ensign Lawrence W. Thompson, Crashed at sea, Pacific, KIA, March 27, 1945
Ensign Alfred R. Wood
Ensign Richard W. B. Yentzer
Ensign George W. Zachman, Crashed over Oknawa Shima, after mid air collision, probably with Jap plane, MIA April 22, 1945
Lt. Robert J. Johnson, KIA, Sainte-Cannatt, France, Aug. 17, 1944


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Copyright, 2003
Web Page January 15, 2003

NOTICE: All research materials regarding VF-74 and VOF-1 Squadrons, including but not restricted to, documents, research, photos are the exclusive property of the French Military Historian and Researcher, Mr. Marcel Ertel, Les Villettes, Haute-Loire, France. The personal photos of various pilots provided by their families are the exclusive property of the pilot's families. Phots from the collection of Captain Harry Basore, USN, remain the exclusive property of Capt. Basore. Mr. Ertel, Captain Basore and the families have graciously permitted me to use the information for this Memory Album dedicated to those pilots. Thank you all.

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