Les Villettes

Stèle commémorative

Stone marker in memory of  Lieutenant Commander Brinkley Bass, the pilot of Hellcat F65-F N° 58109 of the VF-74 Navy fighter sqaudron, aircraft carrier Kasaan Bay, who died at Saint-Bonnet-le-Froid on August 20, 1944, during Operation Dragoon.

To four other pilots of the VF-74: Lt Robert J Johnson, Lt John D Franck, Lt William N Arbuckle, Lt Charles WS Hulland.



Address : Cublaise , 43600 Les Villettes
GPS Coordinates : 45.24134 , 4.18118
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Themes and resources
  • Monument
  • Liberation
  • Haute-Loire
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