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George Gay, Midway, NASFL, Avenger, VT-8 VT-11, Rick France

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Ensign (later Lieutenant Commander) George Henry Gay Jr. (March 8, 1917 – October 21, 1994) was a Douglas TBD Devastator pilot in the United States Navy Torpedo Squadron 8 operating from the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in the Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II. Of the 30 VT-8 aircrew from Hornet that participated in the pivotal Battle of Midway, Ensign Gay was the sole survivor. Wikipedia

Gay, Captain Rick France and another Naval Officer at the NASFL.

Date Digital

2019

Format

color photographic print

Digital Collection

WWII Heros

Keywords

George Gay, Midway, NASFL, Avenger, VT-8 VT-11, Rick France

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