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Final load. T-3 (Fletcher's) Ice Island, Arctic Ocean. 1969.


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Typed information accompanying negative: Final load 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, On the receiving end of the paradrops on T-3, these days were the high points of the summer season. This roll documents the first paradrop, which occurred in late June on a cloudy day. The loads were delivered on target to the camp runway without mishap. The second paradrop was similar, one month later. The day of the third paradrop was windy and the sky was overcast. We did not see the planes and [...]


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U.S. Geological Survey
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Scorboria, Dave

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