Lt. Frank Whalen's Photos


Sgt. Geo 'Press' Adams
Sgt. JD Baribault
Sgt. Dan Daniels
Sgt. Tom Eldridge
Sgt. Charlie Hoke
Sgt. Ed Martin
Sgt. Eddie Seamands
Sgt. Con Ward
Lt. Robert Cox
Lt. Thomas Faull
Lt. Dan Githens
Lt. Billy Hay
Lt. Harry Knickelbein
Lt. Jack Lally
Lt. Lally. p.2
Lt. Ed Leidecker
Lt. Fritz Liebich
Lt. KO Misamore
Capt. Bill Patterson
Capt. Patterson, p.2
Capt. Casey Stalnaker
Capt. Casey Stalnaker, p2
Capt. Morgan Webb
Lt. Frank Whalen
Capt. John Worlund
National Archives


Lt. Whalen (C) with his crew Sgts. Eddie Seamands (l) and Jim Mitchell.

Lt. Whalen flying P86 near Okinawa 9/27/45.

A group of -143 pilots on Saipan, Dec '45.

Lt. Whalen (back row, 4th from left) at Chapel Hill NC for pilot training.

At Chapel Hill.

DeLand FL was a training stop for Lt. Whalen.

5 gunners who served together in VMSB-232 and VMTB-143.

The pictures below are from Santa Barbara where Lt. Whalen trained from June '44 to April '45.

Lt. Whalen Oct '44.

Lt. Cromwell VMTB-143. Seven hangars like this one in the background still stand.

Lt. Hay, VMTB-143.

Pilots from VMTB-143, Jan '45.

Lt. Harry Knickelbein (left) with Lt. Whalen.

(l ro r) Leo Dunnigan, Harry Knickelbein and Bill Hanes do a little 'hangar flying' Oct '44.

Relaxing after a training flight. Buildings like this are in use today at the airport.

Another place to rest.

VMTB-143 pilots.

John Worlund (CO), Dr Gist (flight surgeon), Casey Stalnaker (pilot).

Lt. Whalen Oct '44.

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