• College/Year: ENG '43
  • Links to Oral History Sessions: Pokorny, Jr., Louis L. (August 21, 2008)
  • Conflict(s): World War II
  • Military Branch & Unit: Navy
  • Theater(s): American
  • Navy Other: Patuxent River Naval Air Station


Mr. Pokorny worked for the Grumman Engineering Corporation in New York as a civilian before entering the US Navy in World War II. He served as an aircraft designer for the US Navy on the F4F Tigercat, the F6F Hellcat and the F7F TBF.