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Kodiak Alaska Military History

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Fleet Air Wing FOUR, Collection 5

Leslie E. Gehres, commanding officer FAW4, center.
The officers and men of the station crash boats who rescued some of my people from a bay covered with blazing gasoline into which they steamed regardless.
Dick Moss had a commendation ribbon from his previous duty in the Atlantic. As S.O.P. I made the presentation.
Dick Moss is the other guy.
I was telling the photographer to hurry and get finished.
Official Photo FAW4 7220, 10 JAN 1944
8 x 10 original
8 x 10 original

All these images are scanned photos in the museum's collection donated by Leslie G. Girard in November 2003.. The originals are 4 x 5 except as noted.

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