The Take Off
Posted by LT Stephanie Young, Monday, January 14, 2013
Original caption: “THE TAKE OFF: The Coast Guard amphibian plane (J2F) has been put over the side, and Lieutenant John A. Pritchard, Jr. and Radioman Benjamin A. Bottoms, ready for the take-off, scan the Greenland icebergs over which they have spent so many hours of hazardous flying in their single-engine plane. They successfully rescued two of the U.S. Army fliers and met their death in an attempt to rescue the [sic] third flier.”; no date; Photo No. (Rel. No.) 06-19-43 (03); photographer not listed.
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