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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.



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Copyright, 2003
Web Page January 25, 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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