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Bob Sutton, camp manager. T-3 (Fletcher's) Ice Island, Arctic Ocean. 1969.


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Typed information accompanying negatives: Bob Sutton was the camp manager during the summer of 1969. He was soft spoken, experienced, and very capable. In mid-summer he developed an abscessed tooth and suffered for several days before it was controlled with penicillin from the medical supplies. There were no medical personnel on T-3, so if a medical problem developed it was handled over the radio. There were days when the radio communication was poor or non-existent. Note: T-3 Photographs - Roll F B&W negatives - June paradrop, 1969. There were three paradrops during the summer of 1969 performed by Navy C-130 planes from Elmendorf Air Force Base in Fairbanks, Alaska. These are described in this website, [...]


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Scoboria, Dave

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