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Lt. Cdr. Harold J. "Bitz" Bitzegaio - VF-17, VF -10 Corsair Pilot
3 confirmed victories, 2 probable
All photos were supplied by Jim Bitzegaio, Harold's son

VF-17, The Jolly Rogers

Air Group 10 Logo
"Bitz" Bitzegaio with VF-17

AMICO Pin Back wings

AMICO Pin Back wings, early Eagle hallmark

Balfour Clutch Back wings

Unknown maker, pin back cap size wings
Medals (L to R): Distinguished Flying Cross with Gold Star, Air Medal with two Gold Stars, Purple Heart, WW2 Victory Medal, Pacific Campaign Medal

A Corsair from VF-17, most likely aboard the carrier Bunker Hill.

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Aviation Wings and Badges of the World Wars