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U.S. Naval Air Station: Moutchic, France

The U.S. Naval Air Station at Moutchic, France was established in August 1917 as a flight and ground training station with Lieutenant John L. Callan in command.   The first flight operations began in September.    The air station in southwestern France was disestablished in January 1919. 

Image:  NH 1248:  U.S. Naval Air Station, Moutchic, France, circa WWI.  U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.