PILOTS' BRIEFING, USS KASAAN BAY
Studying strafing mission Carcasonne-Toulouse.
Pilots L - R
Ensign Betha - Ensign Palovich - Ensign Mokry - Ensign Lahey - Ensign Kendrick - Lt. Shroff - Ensign Comella
August 19, 1944 - Strafing mission Issorie, Clozmont, Forand
Pilots L - R
Lt. Arbuckle (pencil in mouth) - Lt. Finnie - Lt. Forney - Lt. Castenado - Lt. Bazore - Ensign Mokry - Ensign Lahey - Lt. Thomas - Lt. Cmdr. Bass
Photos courtesy Captain Harry H. Basore Collection.
Web Page January 25, 2003
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