US Navy Scouting Squadron 44 (VS-44) OS2U Kingfisher aircraft, piloted by Ens. J. Clay Staples, in flight over southern Caribbean Sea, circa Jul 1943

Caption   US Navy Scouting Squadron 44 (VS-44) OS2U Kingfisher aircraft, piloted by Ens. J. Clay Staples, in flight over southern Caribbean Sea, circa Jul 1943 ww2dbase
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 14 May 2008

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1. FORMER LT JG JACOB MOSES HORNSTEIN says:
6 Apr 2012 10:01:00 AM

In addition to the OS2U, VS44 flew the SBD and the SB2C. I was a pilot in the VS44 squadron. Is there a way i could get and address or e mail of the still living pilots of VS44?
2. Anonymous says:
13 Oct 2016 11:45:24 AM

i recently read a copy of Mr Staples "A Pilots Journal" that was given to my now deceased father who was also in the navy and i am very interested in talking to him about it does anybody have his or his relatives contact info? respectfully, David

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