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FEAF informed Admiral Joys headquarters that as of 1245 the critical situation was in the 2nd Division sector at the Naktong bulge, asked emergency action to put both the aircraft of Task Force 77 and USS Badoeng Strait (CVE-116)s squadron, then shore-based at Ashiya, on close support, and suggested sending any required liaison officers to the JOC at Pusan and the operation of Navy control aircraft from Taegu.


At 1630 ComNavFE passed these suggestions on to Admiral Ewen;