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    Cold Bay Alaska United States
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USN October 1942

Location
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 2 x 6" and 4 x 155mm guns emplaced at this location.

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
February 4, 2018

 

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