Photo #: NH 85669
USS Consolation (AH-15)
Off the Korean Coast, circa 21 December 1951, during the first air evacuation of casualties directly from the battlefield to a hospital ship. A U.S. Air Force Sikorski H-5 helicopter is landing on board.
Courtesy of Mrs. Joel T. Boone, 1977.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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3 December 1999