Squadron VC-97 Farewell Book  
     
  Mark Twain Whittier, Lt Commander and the men of Air Squadron VC-97 put together this Farewell Book and presented it to Austin H.Wheelock, Captain of the USS Shipley Bay (CVE-85) on June 30, 1945.  This small book has a green felt cover and contains photographs of crew members, squadron aircraft and a final farewell letter to the "Skipper".  
         
  The high quality scanned images were contributed and courtesy of Doug McGee.  Click on the album below to view this book from "cover-to-cover" in a new window.   
         
   
         
         
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