Lat 16°46′N Long 94°43′E Bassien is located in Ayeyarwady Region in Burma (Myanmar). Located near the Bassein River (Pathein River) which is a western branch of the Irrawaddy River inland from the southern coast. Wartime spelling Bassien. Also known as Puthein, Patheinas, Basejn, Basejn and Patheinas and Pathein. Renamed Pathein, this city is the capital of the Ayeyarwady Region.
B-24D Liberator Serial Number 41-42513
Kavanagh force landed May 1, 1943 crew POW / MIA
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February 4, 2018