Dec 15, 2023
NA - Photograph of Coast Guard pilot, LT John C. Vukic, also known as “Big John.” A Coast Guard PBM-5G jet assisted take-off using JATO rockets. This image shows a sister aircraft to #84738, which flew the Swatow mission. (Coast Guard Aviation Association) An aerial photograph of the USS Halsey Powell (DD-686) underway during the 1950s.


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