January 1945 until September 1945

Attached to Air Group 85 on the USS Shangri-La, CV-38

 
 
 

VBF-85 Cruise Book


VBF-85 Cruise Book

     This VBF-85 Cruise book was put together and sent out after the war.  Every VBF-85 pilot was sent a copy, as well as families of the deceased. It has individual pictures of officers and enlisted, one small on-deck group shot, and many recon photos.  Contains no narrative, the only writing is names and photograph identifiers. Original size 6” by 9”, slick paper, bound with white plastic spiral. Date and publisher not noted.