Airmen of the U.S. 65th Fighter Squadron relaxing on Corsica during World War II.
Corsica France Date:1944, June Duration:1 min 28 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Lieutenant Colonel Gilbert O. Wymond, Commander of the 65th Fighter Squadron relaxes on a Corsica beach. Lt. Chris Grissinger, army nurse and Wymond's future wife, playfully throws sand at him. Two airmen wade ashore, carrying three large jellyfish on a wooden plank.. Colonel Wymond, Major Francis S. "Spanky" Manda, and other officers sample some French wine at their club on the beach at Alto airbase, Corsica, France. The 65th Squadron Fighting Cock logo is displayed on the bar. P-47s of the 65th Fighter Squadron taxiing on their sandy airfield.
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