PILOTS' BRIEFING, USS KASAAN BAY
August 15, 1944 Returned from strafing mission, discussing aerial tactics
Pilots L -R
Lt. Cmdr. Bass - Lt. Forney - Ensign Kendrick - Lt. Frank - Ensign Glendrer - Ensign Garrison - Lt. Thomas - Ensign Coe - Ensign Mokry - Lt. Horacek - Ensign Comella (seated)
Studying Relief map of strafing opportunity near Carcassone - Toulouse, maximum fuel range.
Pilots L - R
Ensign Clancy - Ensign Coe - Ensign Kendrick - Ensign Lahey - Enfign Fox - Ensign Palovich - Ensign DeWeese
Photos courtesy Captain Harry H. Basore Collection.
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