Photo #: 80-G-709243
Operation "Passage to Freedom", 1954-1955
Navy Chaplain Lieutenant Francis J. Fitzpatrick assists Vietnamese refugees on board USS Bayfield (APA-33), circa September 1954. He acted as their intrepreter during their voyage to Saigon, Indochina, from Haiphong.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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10 April 2004