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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Memorial Day photo feature - Navy pilots flying out of Charlestown

Scenes from Charlestown's Naval Auxiliary Air Field during World War II
Once a vital training base for Navy aviators, now a Park and a wild life refuge
Photos courtesy of Larry Webster
Collection assembled by Frank Glista

Brothers in arms - Naval aviators in training at Charlestown's NAAF
Training flight over Charlestown
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Squadron logo - soon to be a very cool t-shirt
Pre-flight check

Off on leave (great bike!)

Pilot saved, plane not so much

One of the squadrons that trained in Charlestown
Without the hard work of the air crews, no fly-boys