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NH 55481 Chief Aviation Pilot Floyd Bennett, USN

Photo #: NH 55481  Chief Aviation Pilot Floyd Bennett, USN
Description: Bennett served as co-pilot for Lieutenant Commander Richard E. Byrd, USN, on the MacMillian Arctic Expedition in the Summer of 1925 and the Byrd Arctic Expedition of May 1926. For the later mission, he was awarded the Medal of Honor and commissioned to the warrant rank of Machinist. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
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