Escort Carrier USS Attu refueling at sea while transporting F4U Corsairs and SB2C Heldiver aircraft, Sep 3 1945

Caption   Escort Carrier USS Attu refueling at sea while transporting F4U Corsairs and SB2C Heldiver aircraft, Sep 3 1945 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives via D. Sheley
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Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 3 Sep 1945
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 16 Jan 2013

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  1. Kemt Stephens Phm/2C says:
    28 Feb 2015 05:20:49 PM

    I returned to US on that Ship after being picked up At Balikpapan, Borneo in Feb, 1946 at Advance Base Hospital 1156, if you were there , send me an email
  2. Lee W. says:
    31 May 2016 04:14:29 PM

    Actually, I believe they are in the process of a personnel transfer rather than refueling.

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