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    Cold Bay Alaska United States
USN October 1942

Cold Bay is located on a peninsula.

Wartime History
Developed into an American base for ferrying lend lease supplies to the Soviet Union.

Mortensen Point
Wartime defenses included two 6" Naval guns and four 155mm Howitzers.

Fort Randall
US Army for located at Cold Bay

Cold Bay Airfield
American built airfield used during the war

PBY-5 Catalina Bureau Number 04469
Pilot Raithel crashed August 25, 1942

B-26 Marauder 40-1408
Pilot Thornbrough crashed June 4, 1942

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019


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