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1950-1959:  Humanitarian Actions


80-G-654920:   Evacuation of Chinese from Tachen Islands off China.  Long line of Chinese civilians and military personnel wait on beach to board ships of the Seventh Fleet.  Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

80-G-654920:  Evacuation of Chinese from Tachen Islands off China.   Long line of Chinese civilians and military personnel wait on beach to board ships of the Seventh Fleet.  Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.   


80-G-647018:  Passage to Freedom, September 1954.  Transportation of Vietnamese refugees to Saigon.   Propaganda posters on building in downtown Hanoi, Vietnam.   Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

80-G-648680:  Humanitarian Actions.  Mrs. William J. Boudreau, her son Robert 16 and daughter Claire 22 of Fall River, Massachusetts, were rescued from Narragansett Bay, by five sailors from USS Blair (DE 147) after being washed off roof of their house by Hurricane Carol, August 31, 1954.  Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

NH 67747:   USS Saipan (CVL-48), with HRS and HUP helicopters on her flight deck, circa mid-1950s.   NHHC Photograph Collection.

80-G-658120:   Evacuation of Chinese from Tachen Island off China.  Chinese soldiers get first sight of Formosa (now Taiwan).   US Navy vessel is probably USS Lenawee (APA 195), 2 March 1955.  Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

NH 67556:   USS Albany (CA-123), anchor, starboard side, undated.  NHHC Photograph collection.

330-PS-7525 (USN 681144):   Navy Relief Mission Helo Lands in Mexican Town.   A U.S. Navy relief mission helicopter carrying medical supplies and food to stricken areas of Mexico lands in a stricken town’s street.   This photograph was taken by Rear Admiral M.E. Miles, U.S. Navy, in charge of the Navy’s relief forces, while on a survey flight to inspect the area struck by Hurricane Janet, October 5, 1955.   Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

USN 1114106:   USS Lake Champlain (CVS-39), aerial.   U.S. Navy Photographs, now in the collection of the National Archives.

https://www.history.navy.mil/content/history/museums/nmusn/explore/photography/humanitarian/20th-century/1950-1959/1958-koniya-japan.html

330-PS-9484 (428-GX-USN 800339):  U.S. Navy icebreaker USS Edisto (AGB 2) approaching Colon, Canal Zone, prior to passing through the Panama Canal en-route to Antarctica for participation in Operation Deepfreeze I.  At that time, Edisto completed emergency mission again to help flood victims at Uruguay, 6 November 1965.   Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

330-PS-9711 (428-GX-710555):  Victims of Typhoon Vera rush towards a U.S. Navy Helicopter to be evacuated from the flooded area.  The rescue took place in Toshiyama Village, Nagoya, Japan, 7 October 1959.  Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Published: Wed Apr 22 17:40:00 EDT 2020